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.
Sketch for The Entrance of Prince Charles Edward Stuart to Edinburgh after the Battle of Prestonpans by Thomas Duncan, c. 1838
© Perth Museum and Art Gallery
- Oil on panel
- 35.5 x 52 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £7,000)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
David Octavius Hill; George B Simpson, Dundee; Hunter Blair of Blairquhan Collection, Ayrshire since at least 1987; Christie's, 2007; Bourne Fine Art.