Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)

[Antique print, etching] Panels decorating a triumphal arch for the entrance of William III in The Hague (Binnenkomst Willem III in Den Haag), 1691-1692.

Print from G. Bidloo ‘Komst van Zijn Majesteit Willem III in Holland…’, 1691 [1692 the French translation]. Ten depictions on one page of the grisailles that were created for the interior side of the triumphal arch on the Buitenhof.

These depictions describe the life and deeds of William and Mary and their four kingdoms: England, Scotland, France and Ireland. Titled above: “Schilderijen binnen de zeege- en eerepoorten voor het Hof / Peintures du dedans de l’arc de triomphe qui est devant la cour.” Not signed.

Etching on paper, with margins, mounted on cardboard; platemark: 336 x 448; total: 368 x 485 mm. Despite some light smudges on the margins, in great condition. Landwehr 79; M 2827; v.St 2864; H 168-185; Landwehr (Spl. Cer.) 146; Cillessen p. 244-245; D.P. Snoep, Praal en propaganda (Alphen a/d Rijn 1975); R.W.C. Dessing, Koning-stadhouder Willem III triomfator (Haags Historisch Museum, Den Haag, 1988) RdH137.

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