Prince Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Stadholder of the United Provinces (1584-1647)
Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt (Delft 1567 – Delft 1641)
Oil painting on panel, Prince Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Stadholder of the United Provinces (1584-1647) by Michel Miereveldt (1567-1641), signed and dated "Ao.1623 M.Mierevelt". A head-and-shoulders portrait to right in armour and high lace collar, and gold embroidered sash over his right shoulder and across his chest. Varnish shiny and opaque.
Combe Abbey, 1866, cat. no. 303;Acquired at the auction of the Craven Collection at Sotheby's in 1968. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the National Trust for display at Ashdown House, 1968.
Ashdown House, The Craven Collection (acquired by HM Treasury and transferred to the National Trust in 1968)
Marks and inscriptions
Signed and dated "Ao.1623 M.Mierevelt".
Makers and roles
Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt (Delft 1567 – Delft 1641), artist