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19th Century Naive / Primitive Scottish School Antique Oil on Canvas Painting of The Battle of Culloden, Signed "NR 18"?

  • Reference : 5382
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Including frame 31" x 26" / Excluding Frame 26" x 21.25"
  • Price : £950

Information

A naive 19thC oil on canvas depicting the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

Bearing the initials of the artist "NR" and a date of "18" however the remaining two digits are masked by the frame.

The Battle of Culloden was the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745. On 16 April 1746, the Jacobite army of Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) was decisively defeated by a British government force under William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, on Drummossie Moor near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. It was the last battle on British soil.

Jacobitism was a largely 17th and 18th Century movement that supported the restoration of the House of Stuart to the British throne. The name is derived from Jacobus, the Latin version of James.

When James II and VII went into exile after the 1688 Glorious Revolution, the Parliament of England argued he abandoned the English throne and offered it to his Protestant daughter Mary II and her husband William III. In April, the Scottish Convention held he "forfeited" the throne of Scotland by his actions, listed in the Articles of Grievances.

The Revolution created the principle of a contract between monarch and people; if that was violated, he or she could be removed. Jacobites argued monarchs were appointed by God, or divine right, and could not be removed, making the post-1688 regime illegitimate. While this was the most consistent difference, Jacobitism was a complex mix of ideas, many opposed by the Stuarts themselves; in Ireland, it meant tolerance for Catholicism, which James supported, but also Irish autonomy and reversing the 17th-century land settlements, which he opposed. In 1745, the opposition of Scots Jacobites to the 1707 Union and divine right was central to the internal conflicts that ended it as a viable movement.

Outside Ireland, Jacobitism was strongest in the western Scottish HighlandsPerthshire and Aberdeenshire, and areas of Northern England with a high proportion of Catholics such as western LancashireNorthumberland and County Durham. Sympathisers were also found in parts of Wales, and in the West Midlands and South West England, to some degree overlapping with the Royalist strongholds of the Civil War era. The movement had an international dimension; several European powers sponsored the Jacobites as an extension of larger conflicts, while many Jacobite exiles served in foreign armies.

In addition to the 1689–1691 Williamite War in Ireland and the simultaneous conflict in Scotland, there were open Jacobite revolts in Scotland and England in 17151719 and 1745–6; abortive French-backed invasion attempts in 1708 and 1744; and several unsuccessful plots. While the 1745 rising was briefly a serious crisis for the British state, leading to the recall of British troops from Continental Europe, its collapse and the 1748 withdrawal of French support ended Jacobitism as a serious political movement.

Condition - cleaned and re-stretched. PLEASE NOTE THAT IMAGE 1 HAS BEEN ENHANCED TO SHOW THE DEFINITION OF THE PAINTING. THE REMAINING IMAGES (2 ONWARDS) ARE THE ACTUAL COLOURS OF THE COLOUR AND FRAME. Presented in a 19thC gilt frame.

 

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1. LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) -  LAPADA is the UK’s largest trade association for professional art & antique dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee.

 

2. CINOA - CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries).

 

3. The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association.


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