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Peter Cross
PORTRAIT OF JAMES SCOTT, 1ST DUKE OF MONMOUTH AND BUCCLEUCH (1649-1685)
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Peter Cross
PORTRAIT OF JAMES SCOTT, 1ST DUKE OF MONMOUTH AND BUCCLEUCH (1649-1685)
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Details & Cataloguing

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Peter Cross
FL. LATE 17TH CENTURY
PORTRAIT OF JAMES SCOTT, 1ST DUKE OF MONMOUTH AND BUCCLEUCH (1649-1685)
Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, gilt-metal frame;
signed with the artist's monogram centre right, inscribed in an old hand verso: James douk of / monmoth 1681 [sic]
85 by 68 mm.
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Provenance

Sale, London, Bonham's, 12 July 1993, lot 280

Catalogue Note

James Scott was the eldest illegitimate son of Charles II, born to Lucy Walters in Holland in 1649. Following the Restoration, he came to London and in 1663 was created Duke of Monmouth. In the same year, he married Anne Scott, Countess of Buccleuch (1651-1732), whose name he took.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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London