Antonio David, ‘Prince James Edward Stuart, The Old Pretender (1688 – 1766)’, ca. 1718, The Weiss Gallery

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Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, The Palace of History: Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art and Industry, 1911.

Presented by the artist in Rome to Sir David Nairne (1655 - 1740) in February 1718;
sent to his eldest daughter in Paris in March 1718;
returned to Sir David Nairne on his return to Paris in 1733;
by descent to his younger daughter Marie, Lady Ramsay (1701 – c.1761/1776);
by whom bequeathed to John Nairne, Scotland;
by descent through his extended family;
possibly gifted or sold to John Charles Ogilvy-Grant, 7th Earl of Seafield (1815 – 1881), Cullen House, Banffshire;
by whom bequeathed to Major William Baird (1879 – 1933), Lennoxlove House;
thence by descent.

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