Jaques III. Roy De La Grande Bretagne.
A Paris chez l'Auteur rue du Four Faubourg St. Germain attenant le porte de la Foire. [n.d., c.1766.]
Engraving. Framed. Platemark: 400 x 270mm (15¾ x 10½"). Unexamined out of frame. Cut to plate.
Rare portrait of James Francis Edward Stuart, 'The Old Pretender' (1688 - 1766), the son of the deposed James II of England (James VII of Scotland). As such, he claimed the English, Scottish and Irish thrones (as James III of England and Ireland and James VIII of Scotland) from the death of his father in 1701, when he was proclaimed king of England, Scotland and Ireland by his cousin Louis XIV of France. Following his death in 1766 he was succeeded by his son Charles Edward Stuart in the Jacobite Succession.
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