The palazzo dominates the picture, lavishly adorned with decorations including heraldic shields of of England, the Pope and Rome.

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

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