Original antique print showing a portrait of William the Silent or William the Taciturn (1533 – 1584), more commonly known in the Netherlands as William of Orange (Dutch: Willem van Oranje), the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that set off the Eighty Years’ War. He was also founder of the Leiden University.
Made by Anonymous after own design.
Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 12.4 x 19.4 cm (4.88 x 7.64 inch). Image size: 8.7 x 12.7 cm. (3.43 x 5 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Verso: text. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
WILLIAM I OF ORANGE-THE SILENT-PORTRAIT | PCO-C2-02
Published in The Netherlands c. 1620.
Biography engraver: Engraver unknown/to be determined.
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