Circle of Antonio David (1698–1750) - Portrait of Maria Clem...





Circle of Antonio David (1698–1750) - Portrait of Maria Clementina Sobieska (18th Century), half-length in a gold dress and ermine-lined cloak with her crown beside her, oil on canvas, with label inscribed 'Clementina Sobieska on 'Old Pretender'' and indistinctly dated '1719'? verso, unsigned, 102 x 80 cm. Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702–1735) was the wife of James Francis Edward Stuart, a Jacobite claimant to the British throne. Descended from the Polish king John III Sobieski, she was the mother of Charles Edward Stuart ("Bonnie Prince Charlie") and Henry Benedict Cardinal Stuart.

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Evidence of historic restoration and relining. There is a horizontal scratch to the painting surface approx. 1 cm wide across the droplet of her headdress.

Auction Date: 14th May 2024 at 9:30am

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