1652 Mary, Princess of Orange by Bartholomeus van der Helst and Johannes Lingelbach (Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam, Holland)

Henrietta Mary Stuart sits holding an orange by a typical Dutch scene in this 1652 van der Helst portrait.

The background was probably contributed by Johannes Lingelbach. The Wikipedia article for Bartholomeus van der Helst is here.

Upgrade image posted 29 January 2014 from Wikimedia.

1652 Mary, Princess of Orange by Bartholomeus van der Helst and Johannes Lingelbach (Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam, Holland) Wm

Mary uses a fichu to decorate her neckline, held together by a brooch. Extensive gathering can be seen at the deep vee waistline.

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