Trinity Fine Art


POMPEO GIROLAMO BATONI (Lucca 1708 - Rome 1787)

Portrait of Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (1739-1767)

Oil on canvas
53 5/8 x 39 1/8 in. (136.2 x 99.4 cm)
Signed and dated on the ledge, center right: P. BATONI PINXIT ROMAE. 1764. (AE in ligature) and stamped on the reverse of the canvas: H.S.B. 121

Provenance: Schloss Braunschweig, by 1911, inv. no. 121
Offered for sale, Christie's, London, July 21, 1944 or 1946, lot 161 (likely unsold and returned to the collection of the House of Hanover)
Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Schloss Marienburg, Pattensen bei Hannover
Sotheby's, Schloss Marienburg, 'Property from the Royal House of Hanover,' October 6, 2005, lot 589(sale of the above collection)
Galleria Cesare Lampronti, Rome
Private Collection, Italy, acquired from the above in 2010
Sotheby's, New York, The Road to Rome: A Distinguished Italian Private Collection, Part I, January 28, 2016, sale no. N09462, lot 325
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner