These 5 sheets/parts (2-6) out of a series of 7 prints making one large print show the entry of Maria Henrietta Stuart, Princess of Orange in Amsterdam. Visit by Maria Henrietta Stuart, Princess of Orange, accompanied by Amalia van Solms, the young Prince Willem III and others in Amsterdam, 15 June 1660. Plate 1 is missing. Plate 2: The arrival of the procession with riders at the Haarlemmerpoort. The front rider, marked with the letter A, is Ritmeester Jan van Waveren. Plate 3: many men on horseback. Plate 4: Men on horseback led by squire Jacob de Graef (number B). Title, text and explanation who is who. Plate 5: Men on horseback. One horse with his ass in sight of the viewer. Plate 6: Carriage and horses in front with Maria Stuart. On the right on a staggering horse, his sword pointing in the air (number C) is Dirck Tulp. Plate number 7 is missing.
Made by Pieter Nolpe after Jan Martszen de Jonge.
Medium: Etching / Engraving on handlaid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 230 x 38.5 cm (90.55 x 15.16 inch). Image size: 224.5 x 31.5 cm. (88.39 x 12.4 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. Corners and margins creases and folds. Smudges in margins. Tears been restored. Paperloss in some places restored. Some plates have folds as published. Remains of blue paper in corners. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
PROCESSION-MARIA STUART-PRINCESS OF ORANGE-AMSTERDAM-HAARLEMMERPOORT-PRINCE WILLIAM III-AMALIA VAN SOLMS-JAN VAN WAVEREN-JACOB DE GRAEF-DIRCK TULP-ENTRY | RB-T25-LARGE
This attractive print was published in the Northern Netherlands in 1638 – 1639 and / or 1660.
Reference: FMH 2170; Hollstein Dutch 89-93.
Biography engraver: Pieter Nolpe (1613/14-c.1652/3) was a Dutch printer, printmaker and publisher from Amsterdam in the St. Niclaes-straet.
Biography artist: Jan Martszen de Jonge (Haarlem, circa 1609 – probably Haarlem or Amsterdam, after 1647), was a Dutch painter, best known for his landscapes with military combat and horsemen.