|Artist||after Romeyn de Hooghe|
|Published||[Casteleyn, Haarlem, 1691]|
|Dimensions||Image 157 x 257 mm, Plate 165 x 265 mm, Sheet 190 x 288 mm|
A depiction of the Battle by the Boyne river in 1690, with William III on horseback, leading the troops across the water, towards the battle in the distance. This battle was fought between William of Orange and his catholic uncle James II, resulting in William's victory and James' renewed exile to France.
From "De Hollandse Mercurius", a Dutch periodical reporting on news from the Netherlands, the Dutch colonies and Europe. The newsletter was run by Peter Casteleyn from 1651 to 1676, continued by his brother Abraham until 1681 and taken over by Abraham's widow for another 10 years.
Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) was a Dutch printmaker, painter and art dealer. He was mostly active in The Hague, Amsterdam and Haarlem.
Hollstein Dutch, Hooghe, 165.
Condition: Vertical folds as issued. Overall time toning. Slight ink off set to plate, mainly to lower edge. Trimmed within plate mark to top.