William Mosman

Scottish (about 1700 - 1771)
William Mosman Prince Charles Edward Stuart, 1720 - 1788. Eldest son of Prince James Francis Edward Stuart About 1750

Biography

Born about 1700
Died 1771
Nationality Scottish

Mosman was probably born in Aberdeen and became a pupil of Francesco Imperiali in Rome in 1732. He spent about six years in Italy but he visited Aberdeen in 1738 and painted several portraits of the Duff family. He returned permanently to Scotland in 1740. In the early 1750s Mosman moved north, settling in Aberdeen, where he set up a drawing academy in the early 1760s.