Princes Maurice and Frederick Henry at the Valkenburg Horse Fair

Oil on panel | 54.2 x 133.5cm | 1618

Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne

Van de Venne uses the arrival of Prince Maurice and his younger brother Frederick Henry – in a carriage drawn by six grey horses – to underscore the contrast between the elegant conduct of Hague courtiers and the boorish manners of the peasants. The ...
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