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Portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette

Artist:
After Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland 1741–1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette (French, 1757–1834)
Date:
1787
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
image: 5 x 6 1/16 in. (12.7 x 15.4 cm) sheet (trimmed): 5 3/4 x 7 5/16 in. (14.6 x 18.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel P. Avery, 1894
Accession Number:
94.1.1
Not on view
Signature: in plate, in inner frame: "C. W. Peale Pinxt et Fecit"

Inscription: in plate, around image: "The Marquis de la Fayette Major General in the Armies of the United States of America"
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (American, New York 1822–1904 New York); Donor: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (American, New York 1822–1904 New York)
Stauffer 2424
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