Van der Doort c.1639

Nessus and Dejanira, Centaur carrying her violently away, holding her shoulder with his right hand, and with his left holding her with some drapery around her, she struggling with her right hand upwards and the other down

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 95, № 22
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
1ft 4in x 0in (40.6cm high)
Henry, Prince of Wales
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
No. 14 of the Florentine bronze statues
Hang notes: 
statues that stand in the middle windows
Room description extended: 
Your Majesty's statues placed round about the Cabinet Room; 36 including 16 of the 18 little statues which came to your majesty by the decease of Prince Henry; the other 2 are in the Chair Room
Original Manuscript page number: 
Windsor MS., f. 26
Identification certainty: