Coach of Prince Francisco

Unknown author

National Coach Museum

National Coach Museum
Lisbon, Portugal

Ceremonial vehicle, belonging to Prince Francisco, Duke of Beja, son of King Pedro II and Queen Maria Sofia of Neuberger, his second wife.
The body is closed with glass windowns and the panels contain decorative paintings representing the seasons of the year (see detail: box, bottom right panel detail).
The shield of the Portuguese Coat of Arms with a ducal crown and the insignia of Casa do Infantado are displayed on the doors and lower side panel.


  • Title: Coach of Prince Francisco
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 18th century, 1st quarter
  • Location: Lisbon. Portugal. National Coach Museum
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 652 cm x 196 cm x 296 cm; 248 cm x 247 cm x 165 cm
  • Provenance: Portugal /Lisbon; Royal House Fund / Ancient Museum Fund; Casa Real Portuguesa / Fundo Antigo do Museu
  • Rights: DGPC/ADF
  • Medium: Wood; leather; crystal (?); silk brocade; silk taffeta; silk velvet; bronze; gallon and gold fringe; iron

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