Jan Willem Pieneman  (1779–1853) – Allegory of the Death of Prince William V, 1806

Allegory on the death of William V, Prince of Orange, 1806. The Dutch Maiden is mourning by the grave of the prince. She is comforted by an angel. On the grave a bust of the prince is placed. Two putti are carrying his coat of arms. Bottom right the Dutch Lion is sleeping on top of broken arms.

William V, Prince of Orange (Willem Batavus; 8 March 1748 – 9 April 1806) was the last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. He went into exile to London in 1795. He was the reigning Prince of Nassau-Orange until his death in 1806. In that capacity he was succeeded by his son William.