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SA1034260

Michiel Jansz. Van Mierevelt (follower), Portrait Of Maurice Of Orange - Antique Oil Painting

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£2,495 | $3,172 USD | €2,840 EUR
Item Number: SA1034260
Date of manufacture: 17th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Brave Fine Art
This antique has been viewed 26 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.

Description

This early to mid-17th-century oil on panel depicts Maurice of Nassau (1567-1625), Prince of Orange. Its a bust-length portrait, presented in a feigned oval, after a full length by Dutch artist Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (1567-1641).
Maurice of Nassau was a highly proficient military strategist and commanded the Dutch forces during a rebellion against Spain. His genius was borne from an acute understanding of military history, tactics, and mathematics. He was also fascinated by emerging technologies. Here, in this portrait from around 1640, hes shown wearing a lace ruff, parcel-gilt armour, and a red sash embroidered with gold - as per the original version. The oval is an interesting addition and is reminiscent of compositions used for engravings of the Prince.
Numerous versions of this portrait were produced throughout the 17th century including one by an unknown artist which is currently held in the Royal Collection. Theres another at National Galleries Scotland.
Held within a gilt frame.
Medium: Oil on panel
Overall size: 10 x 11 / 26cm x 29cm
Year of creation: c. 1640
Provenance: Private collection, England.
Condition: Artwork presents well. Fine craquelure but the paint is stable. Frame with some light wear.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 17th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 29 cm (11.4")
Width = 26 cm (10.2")
Depth = 5 cm (2.0")


Seller Details

Brave Fine Art
21 Enterprise Way
Arle Road
Cheltenham
Cotswolds
GL51 8LZ
United Kingdom

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