James, 1st Duke of Hamilton by Daniel Mytens the Elder

Depicts James, 1st Duke of Hamilton, and 3rd Marquess at the age of 23 when he moved to London.


Oil on canvas
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.

Venue details

Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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