The palazzo dominates the picture, lavishly adorned with decorations including heraldic shields of of England, the Pope and Rome.
Prince James Francis Edward Stuart receiving his son, Prince Henry Benedict, in front of the Palazzo Muti, Rome by Unknown Artist, c. 1747
© Scottish National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 196 x 297 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £31,250 ( Total: £412,500)
- Acquired in:
- Duke of Hamilton and Brandon
A street crowd in foreground, lines of soldiers with Prince James speaking to a Cardinal with his sons behind.
Hamilton Palace Sale (Christie, Manson & Woods, London), 5 Nov 1919, lot 38; Rt Hon The Viscount Furness; Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 28 Mar 1947, lot 39; bt by 14th duke of Hamilton; Palace of Holyroodhouse, 1964; Lennoxlove House, East Lothian