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Bust of Princess Anne of Hannover (1709-1759)

Jan Baptist Xavery1736

Mauritshuis

Mauritshuis
Den Haag, Netherlands

Xavery was an Antwerp sculptor who settled in The Hague in 1721, where he became court painter. In 1736, he made this bust of Princess Anne of Hannover, daughter of King George II of England and wife of stadholder Willem IV. A couple of years earlier, Xavery had made a bust of the stadholder himself, which is also exhibited in this room.

Details

  • Title: Bust of Princess Anne of Hannover (1709-1759)
  • Creator: Xavery, Jan Baptist
  • Date Created: 1736
  • Provenance: Oranjezaal, Huis ten Bosch Palace, The Hague; transferred, 1816
  • Type: sculpture
  • Medium: white marble

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