Model for the tomb of Maerten Harpertsz Tromp, Rombout Verhulst, 1654

Model for the tomb of Maerten Harpertsz Tromp, Rombout Verhulst, 1654

terracotta (clay material), h 125.0cm × w 104.0cm × d 40.0cm. More details

In his design for the tomb of Maerten Harpertsz Tromp, Rombout Verhulst chose to represent the naval hero wearing his armour, his head resting on a cannon, with the medal he was once awarded in one hand, his commander’s baton in the other. The admiral was killed on 3 August 1653 off the cost of South Holland by English cannon fire. His real tomb is made of marble and stands in the Oude Kerk in Delft.

On display in room 2.15 Terracotta Rombout Verhulst

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