attributed to Daniël van den Queborn

Portrait of Willem I 'de Zwijger' van Oranje-Nassau (1533-1584), ca.1579
Oberes Schloss (Siegen), Museum des Siegerlandes
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behorend tot een reeks van portretten van Willem de Zwijger en zijn gezin, vervaardigd te Antwerpen ca. 1578-1582
panel, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 100 x 72 cm
ca. 100 x 72 cm.
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  • inscription topside (positional attribute): Wilhelm · Prinz Von Oranien / Graff · zue Nasaw catzennellen / Bogenn wird erschossen zuDelft / Den · 10 Jauny Anno 1584
    later opschrift; ter weerzijden van het hoofd
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c.1579 (1578 - 1580)
Ekkart 1982
Created in
Antwerp Ekkart 1982
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Commissioned by
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Schwarzburg, Günther XLI graaf von
Ekkart 1982 en A.A. van Schelven, 'Portretten van Willem van Oranje', Oud-Holland 51 (1934), p. 142-144; graaf Günther was gehuwd met Catharina van Nassau, zuster van Willem de Zwijger
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Creation date: 2010-08-04; Last modified date: 2019-12-09


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