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Adam Willaerts (Antwerp 1577-Utrecht 1664)

Embarkation at Margate of the Elector Palatine and Princess Elizabeth Signed and dated 1623

RCIN 404994

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This glorious naval pageant depicts the departure of Frederick, Elector Palatine, and Princess Elizabeth (daughter of James VI and I) from England following their wedding ceremony in London in 1613. The King and Queen are among the large retinue which bid farewell to the couple as they set sail for Flushing in Zeeland. Acquired by Queen Victoria in 1858 No. 21