James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton

Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A right side bust portrait of James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, in early seventeenth-century costume including high white lace collar, black bodice, beard and pointed moustache. He sits against a plain dark background and his name is painted in blue along the top of the work.

James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton




oil on panel


H 39.6 x W 30.7 cm

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Acquisition method

bequeathed by George Beatson Blair, 1947

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : tlc : subject's name : James Marquis of Hamilton


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