King William III, as Prince of Orange (1650–1702)
attributed to Jan de Baen (Haarlem 1633- The Hague 1702)
Art / Oil paintings
1665 - 1670
oil on canvas (oval)
610 x 515 mm
Place of origin
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Dyrham, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
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Oil painting on canvas (oval), William III, as a Prince of Orange (1650–1702), attributed to Jan de Baen (Haarlem 1633 – The Hague 1702), 1665/70. A head-and-shoulders oval framed portrait of William III as a young man, his head facing the viewer but turned slightly to the left. He is wearing gold brocade and a red cloak, with long, dark hair falling over his shoulders. A print, of which there are two impressions in the British Museum, states that the original painting is by Jan de Baen.
Sale: Blathwayt collection, 29 February 1956; purchased for the National Trust from Christie's, 24 July 1987, lot 85.
Dyrham Park, The Blathwayt Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
attributed to Jan de Baen (Haarlem 1633- The Hague 1702) , artist previously catalogued as by Jan de Baen (Haarlem 1633 – The Hague 1702), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Abraham Ragueneau (baptised London 1623 - after 1681) , artist previously catalogued as after Caspar Netscher (Heidelberg 1639 – The Hague 1684), artist previously catalogued as follower of Pieter Nason (c.1612 - The Hague 1688/1690) , artist
Ingamells, 2009: John Ingamells, Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2009, p.329 Prized Possessions: Dutch Paintings from National Trust Houses (exh. cat.), Holburne Museum, Bath 25 May - 16 Sep 2018; Mauritshuis, The Hague, 11 Oct 2018 - 6 Jan 2019; Petworth House, West Sussex, 26 Jan - 24 Mar 2019., pp. 52-5, no. 1