This print shows the appointment of Prince Willem III as captain-general of the Dutch armed forces. The prince takes the oath among the members of the States General.
Made by Romeyn de Hooghe after own design.
Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 29 x 18.8 cm (11.42 x 7.4 inch). Image size: 25.5 x 17.5 cm. (10.04 x 6.89 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Fold as published. Some brown spots in margins. Holes in margin due to binding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
PRINCE WILLEM III-DUTCH-OATH-CAPTAIN GENERAL-STATES GENERAL | RB-A7-29
This attractive print was published in T. van Domselaer, ‘Het ontroerde Nederlandt, door de wapenen des konings van Vrankryk […].’ 2 parts. Amsterdam: Marcus Willemsz. Doornick, 1674-1676, dl. 1 (1674), p. 78.
Reference: Rijksmuseum RP-P-OB-77.041.
Biography engraver: Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) was an important and prolific late Dutch Baroque, painter, sculptor, engraver and caricaturist.