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Prince Charles Edward Stuart (1720–1788), Aged 12

Photo credit: Blairs Museum

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Abbé Peter Grant, a well-known antiquary in Rome, brought the portrait to Scotland in the early eighteenth century. It may have been a gift from the exiled Stuart court and it eventually came to Blairs Museum. In 2010, the portrait was the recipient of a prestigious conservation award from Woodmansterne. The portrait was cleaned, repaired and re-lined and also benefited from a new and more flattering frame.

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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    37 x 29 cm

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