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William I, Prince of Nassau-Orange

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William I, Prince of Nassau-Orange

17th century

Willem Jacobsz. Delff, Dutch, (1580–1638)
After Adriaen van de Venne, Dutch, (1589–1662)

Alternative title: De Zwyger
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on medium-weight off-white laid paper
State: Second of three states
Edition: J. P. van de Venne, Middleburg, 1623
Marks: Signed in plate, bottom right: “A: vande Venne pinxit. / W: Delff sculpsit.”; inscribed in plate, bottom left: “Cum privilegio septennali Ord: Conf: Prov: / I: P: vande Venne exc: Middelb: 1623”; inscribed in plate below image, text beginning with: “Guilielmus D. G. Princeps Auraïcae…”; inscribed in plate, bottom center: “Ecce Virum, virâ qui Iura paterna redemit, / Ecce Virum, vinci quo duce doctus Iber.”; inscribed in pencil on verso, bottom right corner: “76”
Marks: Watermark: [illegible] at bottom edge of sheet
Bibliography: Hollstein 55 second of three states; Wurzbach (van de Venne) 7; Wurzbach (Delff) 55.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in honor of Peter M. Frenzel (former Professor of German Studies and FDAC President), 2009
Accession Number: 2009.9.1

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  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • royalty - Class within the nobility consisting of those who are descended from or related to a monarch or line of monarchs. [February 1993 alternate term deleted, was 'royal'. January 1993 related term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]

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