Sketch for The Entrance of Prince Charles Edward Stuart to Edinburgh after the Battle of Prestonpans by Thomas Duncan

This is a preparatory study for the artist's major painting 'Prince Charles Edward Stuart and the Highlanders entering Edinburgh on the Morning after the Battle of Prestonpans' held in a private collection.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
35.5 x 52 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £7,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Bourne Fine Art

Thomas Duncan was born in Perthshire and studied at Perth Academy, he later became a founder member of the Scottish Academy. Duncan's major works are historical paintings like this one which look to episodes from Scottish history for their inspiration.

Provenance

David Octavius Hill; George B Simpson, Dundee; Hunter Blair of Blairquhan Collection, Ayrshire since at least 1987; Christie's, 2007; Bourne Fine Art.

Venue details

Perth Museum and Art Gallery 78 George Street, PERTH Perth and Kinross PH1 5LB 01738 632488 www.culturepk.org.uk/museums-and-galleries/perth-museum-and-art-gallery/

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