Original antique print showing a portrait of Louise de Coligny (1555 – 1620), a Princess consort of Orange as the fourth and last spouse of William the Silent. She was the daughter of Gaspard II de Coligny and Charlotte de Laval.
Made by Jan de Visscher after own design.
Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: Early coat of arms of Amsterdam.
Sheet size: 15.4 x 20 cm (6.06 x 7.87 inch). Image size: 12.4 x 17.5 cm. (4.88 x 6.89 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Paper slightly browned. Some small spots in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
LOUISE DE COLIGNY-WILLIAM OF ORANGE-PORTRAIT | PCO-C2-08
Published in The Netherlands c. 1660.
Reference: Hollstein 129.
Biography engraver: Jan de Visscher (ca.1636, Haarlem ? 1692-1712, Amsterdam), was a Dutch Golden Age engraver who became a painter in later life.