29 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
Follower of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Double portrait of Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Prince of Gavere (1522-1568) and Philip de Montmorency, Count of Hoorn (1524-1568), bust-length, in black doublets and white collars
oil on paper laid down on borad
16¾ x 19 3/8 in. (42.5 x 49.3 cm.)
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The Counts of Egmont and Hoorn were both executed on the Grand-Place in Brussels on June 5th, 1568, for their resistance to Spanish rule and the introduction of the inquisition in Flanders, led by Cardinal Granville. Their deaths led to public protests and helped ignite the national uprising that eventually led to the independence of the Netherlands.
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