Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn

Portrait of Ernestine Yolande (1594-1663), Princess of Ligne

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120 detail achterzijde
120 ingelijst
120 voorzijde
120 voorzijde

Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn
Portrait of Ernestine Yolande (1594-1663), Princess of Ligne

1618 Expuesto en Sala 1

This painting comes from the family of Johan Maurits, for whom the Mauritshuis was built. The inscription on the portrait tells us who the lady is: Ernestina, femme de conte Jan de Nassau – wife of Count Jan of Nassau. The Jan in question was the half-brother of Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen. To the dismay of the rest of his Protestant family, Jan was openly Catholic.

Jan van Ravesteyn painted Ernestina in all her finery, with a costly tiara of pearls and orange blossom in her hair.

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Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn
Portrait of Ernestine Yolande (1594-1663), Princess of Ligne

1618 Expuesto en Sala 1

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Información general
Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn (The Hague c. 1572 - 1657 The Hague)
Portrait of Ernestine Yolande (1594-1663), Princess of Ligne
1618
painting
120
Sala 1
Material y detalles técnicos
oil
panel
53.4 x 63.5 cm
Inscripciones
boven: Femme.de.Conte.Ian.de.Nass..
mogelijk latere toevoeging

Origen

Frederik Hendrik, Stadholder’s Quarter, The Hague, 1632; by descent to Prince William V, Honselaarsdijk Palace, Naaldwijk, 1755; transferred, 1820