Prince James Francis Edward Stewart, 1688 - 1766. Son of James VII and II

Oil on canvas | 76.8 x 64.2cm | 1701

Francois de Troy

This portrait was probably commissioned by James's mother to mark his thirteenth birthday in 1701. This was a momentous year. The Act of Settlement was passed by the English parliament; this secured a Protestant succession by excluding all Catholic c...
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