£480k portrait of famed Scots architect goes on display

A portrait of famed 18th century Scottish architect James Adam is to go on display in Edinburgh and London after being purchased for £480,000.

Adam (1732-94) was a leading Scottish exponent of the European Neoclassical movement and played a formative role in developing British architecture.

The “most ambitious and splendid surviving portrait” by Italian artist Antonio Zucchi has been jointly acquired by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the V&A...
source: Wandsworth Guardian

2019-04-18 13:23
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