‘GEEN GRAFSCHRIFT OP DEES ZERK!-NEEN DICHTERS (?.) ‘NEERLANDS FREDERIK”
This print shows a portrait and tomb of William George Frederik of Orange Nassau (1774-1799) . Youngest son of prince William V en Wilhelmina from Prussia. His brother was Willem I. On the 12th of September 1793 in the battle of Wervik, he was wounded by a bullet. He never recovered and was reburied in Delft. We see a skull above his portrait. The battle below. A weeping man and woman holding a cloth with a poem made by BWJ.
Made by Anonymous after own design.
Engraving on handlaid (verge) paper. Watermark: Yes.
Sheet size: 20.5 x 26 cm (8.07 x 10.24 inch). Image size: 17.7 x 24.7 cm. (6.97 x 9.72 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Brownish edges and horizontal stripe. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
TOMB-DELFT-WILLIAM GEORGE FREDERIK-PORTRAIT-BATTLE OF WERVIK-POEM
This attractive print was published ca 1799.