Princess Mary Stuart, Princess of Orange (1632 - 1660)

Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1590 – Utrecht 1656)
National Trust Inventory Number 493052

Category Paintings
Date 1640 - 1680
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 737 x 591 mm (29 x 23 1/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Ashdown House, Berkshire
On show at Ashdown House, Berkshire, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Princess Mary Henrietta Stuart, Princess of Orange-Nassau (1631-1660) [ previously: Princess Elizabeth, Princess Royal, Abbess of Hervorden (Hertford) (1618-1680)] by Gerrit van Honthorst (1590-1656). Painted oval. Signed "G.Honthorst",GH in monogram. A half-length portrait to right, wearing a green dress joined in front with pearl clasps, a pearl necklace in her hair and another, with large pendant pearl, round her neck. Gilt wood frame with beading and guilloche bands.

Provenance

Acquired at the auction of the Craven Collection ay Sotheby's in 1968

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with name of sitter. Signed "G.Honthorst",GH in monogram.

Makers and roles

Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1590 – Utrecht 1656), artist

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Periods 17th century (32764)
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Subjects Princess Elizabeth, Princess Royal, Abbess of Hervorden (Hertford) (1618-1680) (3)
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