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    Sale 5955

    British Mezzotints & Printed Hankerchiefs, Part II, from the collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1261

    Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837)

    Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Grand Pensionary of the Batavian Republic

    Price Realised  

    Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837)
    Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Grand Pensionary of the Batavian Republic
    mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with margins, published 1806
    unframed
    S. 27 3/8 x 17¼in. (69.5 x 43.8cm.)


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    Napoleon I made Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck the sole ruler of the Batavian Republic with the title of Raadspensionaris ("Grand Pensionary"), he ruled for only one year from 1805 to 1806

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