Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

The departure of William III from Mauritshuis

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1688 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Philippe, Pierre II the younger (engraver)
    Toorenvliet, Jacob (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 35, box A

Physical description

Print depicting three carriages driving through a Dutch town, watched by the inhabitants, on the bank of a canal cannons are firing a royal salute; above putti and an allegorical female figure holding coats of arms etc., with three signs of the Zodiac in the upper left corner.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


ca. 1688 (printed)


Philippe, Pierre II the younger (engraver)
Toorenvliet, Jacob (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'J. T. vilet jn: P. Philippe Sculp.'

'Pag. 34.'


Height: 31.1 cm, Width: 39.1 cm

Descriptive line

The departure of William III from Mauritshuis, engraving by Pierre Philippe II after Jacob Toorenvliet, ca. 1689.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.



Subjects depicted

Putti; Coat of arms; Town; Cannon; King; Carriages; Scales


Prints; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.