P. De Ruijter Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: De Ruijter, Petrus Cornelius Norbertus

Year: c.1833

Geography: Breda / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): L=70 W=170 H=30

Current location: On display at Posthoornkerk, Amsterdam

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: forte

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: P. De Ruijter / Breda

Context: This piano was used by Princess Sophie, the first wife of King William III of the Netherlands. Princess Sophie was daughter of the German King William I of W├╝rtemberg and Grand duchess Catharina Paulowna of Russia.

Geelvinck collections overview