Mary Stuart (1631-1660), Consort of William II, Jean Petitot (le vieux) (attributed to), c. 1645 - c. 1650

Mary Stuart (1631-1660), Consort of William II, Jean Petitot (le vieux) (attributed to), c. 1645 - c. 1650

enamel on gold (peinture émail), d 2.5cm More details

In 1641 nine-year-old Princess Mary Henrietta Stuart married William II, Prince of Orange and later Stadtholder. This portrait medallion with black and white enamel is an example of mourning jewellery; it was made after Willem II died in 1650. On the inside of the medallion is a crowned violin and the inscription j’aime une seul (I love only one).

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