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Vincent Mentzel (b. 1945)

Lot 32: New Queen, New Coins: the Famous Original Portrait

Adams Amsterdam Auctions

November 12, 2013
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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HET OOG VAN NEDERLAND -- POLITICS & SOCIETY, DUTCH -- BEATRIX -- MENTZEL, Vincent. Beatrix. The Hague, 1980. Ink-jet print on Gold Fibre Silk baryta paper, printed 2009, flush-mounted on dibond, with aluminium hanging profile (75 x 50 cm.). Unique exhibition copy, signed on the reverse.
Beatrix (1938) was Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1980 until 2013. This photograph was taken at the Royal Palace at the Lange Voorhout in December of 1980. It was the basis for the design of Bruno Ninaber van Eyben (1950) for the new Dutch coins to be issued during Beatrix's reign. The first coin, the guilder, came into circulation in February of 1982.

Exhibited

Het Oog van Nederland, Kunsthal (Rotterdam, 2011).

Literature

Foto Vincent Mentzel (Zwolle, 2011).

Provenance

With a certificate of authenticity signed by Vincent Mentzel.

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