The Huis ten Bosch at The Hague and Its Formal Garden (View from the South)

Artist: Jan van der Heyden (Dutch, Gorinchem 1637–1712 Amsterdam)

Date: ca. 1668–70

Medium: Oil on wood

Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 21 3/4 in. (39.1 x 55.2 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of Edith Neuman de Végvár, in honor of her husband, Charles Neuman de Végvár, 1964

Accession Number: 64.65.2

Description

The Huis ten Bosch (House in the Wood) at The Hague, designed by Pieter Post, was built in the late 1640s as a suburban villa for Amalia van Solms, wife of the Dutch stadholder, Prince Frederick Hendrick.

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