Depicts James, 1st Duke of Hamilton, and 3rd Marquess at the age of 23 when he moved to London.
James, 1st Duke of Hamilton by Daniel Mytens the Elder, 1629
© Scottish National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 221 x 140 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £70,000 ( Total: £440,000)
- Acquired in:
- Hamilton & Kinneil Estates
Full-length, dressed in a silver-grey suit. A courtier, an inept diplomat and soldier, his support for Charles I led to his execution in 1649. Signed and dated: D Mijtens.
Family collection since painted.