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Craven Collection, Coombe Abbey, by 1866, and by descent to George Grimston, 3rd Earl of Craven (b. 1841); (+) Phillips, London, 18 December 1984, lot 29, when acquired by the father of the present owner.
Please note that the sitter of this picture, incorrectly identified as Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange in the note, is in fact Prince Maurice von Simmern, Count Palatine of the Rhine (1620-1652). The fourth son of Frederick V, Elector Palatinate, and Princess Elizabeth, only daughter of James I and Anne of Denmark, Prince Maurice accompanied his elder brother, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, to take the part of their uncle Charles I in the English Civil War in 1642.
Craven inventory, Combe Abbey, 1866, no. 194.
W.J. Hoogsteder, De Schilderijen van Frederik en Elizabeth, Koning en Koningin van Bohemen, Doctoraalscriptie, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, London & Utrecht, 1986, I, pp. 126-7, no. 69; II, p. 23.
J.R. Judson and R.E.O. Ekkart, Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656, Doornspijk, 1999, p. 274, under no. 360, version 2, fig. 253, as Studio.