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Auction 106, Lot 2

"Fredrick Hendrick van Nassauw Prince va Orangien zyn leven en Bedrys", Meurs, Jacob van

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1652 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

6.6 x 11.2 inches
16.8 x 28.4 cm
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A lively portrait of Frederick Henry, the Prince of Orange and ruler of Holland between 1625 and 1647. He is depicted surrounded by his adoring subjects and at bottom is a battle scene. This biography was published five years after Frederick Henry's death. Among the Dutch undertakings during the government of Frederick Henry was the seizure of northern Brazil. Engraved by Jacob van Meurs and published by Snellaert and Nieuwenhuisen.


Condition: A

A few very tiny, nearly invisible, wormholes in image, and surface soil in margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/3/2004