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Prince Charles Edward Stuart (The Young Pretender)

Derived from an engraving after a portrait by Louis Tocqué of 1748. Charles Edward Stuart (1720 - 1788) was born and died in Rome, and was the grandson of King James II of England who had been exiled. He led the Jacobite rebellion intended to restore the Stuarts to the throne but after the defeat at Culloden in 1746 he escaped to France.

Key facts
Artist French
Full title Prince Charles Edward Stuart (The Young Pretender)
Date made after 1748
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 7.6 x 7 cm
Acquisition credit Bequeathed by Miss Julia Gordon, 1896
Inventory number NG1882
Location in Gallery Not on display
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