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Mary Stuart, wife of William II of Nassau: P.1825-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mary Stuart, wife of William II of Nassau

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Queboorn, Crispyn van den
Painter: Dyck, Anthony van (After)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Circa 1620 - 1652

Note

Only state.

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 421 mm Width 297 mm
Sheet Height 421 mm Width 297 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: NATA - IIII DIE - NOVEMB. - MDC XXXI.
  • Location: In oval around image
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: D. MARIA SERENISSIMI MAGNAE BRITANNIAE, GALLIAE, HIBERNIAE REGIS FILIA, / PRINCIPIS WILHELMI CELSISSIMI AVRANSIORVM PRINCIPIS FILII VXOR.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Anthonie. van Dijck / Eques pinxit.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: C. v. Queboore / sculpsit.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Abr. van Waesbergen / Excudit.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Eight lines in two blocks of four

  • Text: Principis haec MARIAE facies sic Filia Regis / Cernitur, et regis inclijta spirat avos. / AVRIACO iam nupta Duci, lux maxima Belgis / Emicat, et terris optat adesse suis. // Crescit et in magnos adolescit Sponsa nepotes, / Nassoviosq[ue]. dabit mater adulta Duces. / Publica res amor est. sed Regum ducere Natas, / Non thalami res est sola, sed imperij. C. Barlaeus.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Celsissimo Principi GVLIELMO, effigem hanc dedicat et reverenter Offert - Abraham Waesbergen.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Dedication
  • Text: 12
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1825-1991
Primary reference Number: 86284
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 55 Only state
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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