Bastiaen Stoopendaal (1637-1693) after Steven Jacobsz. Vennekool (1656/57-1719)

[Antique print, etching] Entrance of William III in The Hague (Binnenkomst Willem III in Den Haag), published 1691.

The triumphal arch set up in the Buitenhof in The Hague for the entrance of William III (Willem de III) on the 5th of February 1691. Soldiers on horse in the foreground, the parade of carriages riding under the central arch, towards the Binnenhof.

Titled below in Latin and Dutch: ‘Arcus Triumphalis, in Honorem Maiestatis Britanicae, erecta in aula Hagae Comiti / De Zeegeboogh ter Eeren van zyn Maiesteit van Groot Britanien, op gerecht voor ’t Hof van Hollant in s’Gravenhage.’ On a cartouche held by two flying putti: ‘GUGLIELMO HENRICO. D.G. ANGLIAE, FRANCIAE, SCOTIAE, HIBERNIAE, REGI FIDEI DEFENSORI PIO INVICTO FELICI OPTIMO MAXHIMO H.M.E. LAETITIA PUBLICA’ and a motto hanging from the Fama’s trumpet: ‘VICIT ITER DURUM PIETAS.’

On verso stamped mark: ‘S.A.K.’ not in Lugt.

Etching on paper, trimmed to plate mark, pasted down on thick paper; total:  370 x 475; despite some light foxing in great condition. Traces of previous mounting on verso. Muller 2832; Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum, vol. 3, n. 10244; Hollstein 7.

Incl. BTW  423,50

Excl. BTW  350,00

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