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Lafayette: An American Icon - Checklist

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741–1828) Marquis de Lafayette, before 1789 Plaster, 29 3/8 x 20 1/8 x 19¾ inches Boston Athenæum, Purchase, 1828
Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741–1828) Marquis de Lafayette, before 1789 Plaster, 29 3/8 x 20 1/8 x 19¾ inches Boston Athenæum, Purchase, 1828

Checklist of the Exhibition

Measurements are in order of height, width, and, where applicable, depth. For works on paper, the measurements are for the

sheet, unless otherwise stated.

Paintings

1.  Joseph Boze (1744–1826)

Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, 1790

Oil on canvas, 36 x 28½ inches

Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

 

2.  F. (or J.) Carpentier

Portrait of Lafayette, ca. 1785

Oil on canvas, 21¾ x 17 7/8 inches

Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Gift of Stuart W. Jackson, 1958

 

3.  Jean-Baptiste Laperche (Marguerite-Thérèse LePrince) (1743–1798)

Marquis de Lafayette, 1788

On ivory, 4¾ x 3½ inches

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Harriet Sarah Walker

 

4.  Jean-Baptiste Le Paon (1736–1785)

Lafayette at Yorktown, ca. 1783–1785

Oil on canvas, 36½ x 28¾ inches

Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Gift of Helen Fahnstock Hubbard in memory of her husband, John Hubbard, Harvard class of 1892

 

5.  Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791–1872)

Marquis de Lafayette, 1825

Oil on canvas, 29¾ x 24¾ inches

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

 

6.  Charles Willson Peale (1741–1827)

Marquis de Lafayette, 1779

Signed and dated 1779

Oil on canvas, 48½ x 40 inches

Washington and Lee University, Washington-Custis-Lee Collection, Lexington, VA

 

7.  Rembrandt Peale (1778–1860)

The Marquis de Lafayette, 1825

Oil on canvas, 34½ x 27 3/8 inches

Inscribed lower right: “R. Peale pinxit.”

Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1921 (21.19)

 

8.  Artist Unknown

Portrait of Lafayette at Metz Garrison, ca. 1774–1775

Oil on canvas, 22 x 18 inches

Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Gift of Stuart W. Jackson, 1958

 

Sculpture

9.  Paul Wayland Bartlett (1865–1925)

Marquis de Lafayette, 1899–1907

Bronze, 58 x 38½ x 21½ inches

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD

 

10.  Paul Wayland Bartlett (1865–1925)

Head of Marquis de Lafayette (Lafayette Monument, Paris, France), 1899–1907

Bronze, 12¾ x 8 3/8 x 9¾ inches

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Armistead Peter III

 

11.  Cyrus E. Dallin (1861–1944)

Lafayette (model for colossal statue), 1889

Bronze, 42¼ x 43 1/8 x 15 3/8 inches

Inscribed top of base: C. E. Dallin / 188[?]; at left: theibaut freres / foundeurs / paris

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Thomas W. Evans Collection

 

12.  Jules Dalou (1838–1902)

Statuette of the Marquis de Lafayette, ca. 1883

Bronze, 13 1/2 x 6 x 6 3/4 inches

Gift to Cornell University from Arthur H. Dean, Class of 1919, and Mary Marden Dean

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University 75.024.001

 

13.  Horatio Greenough (1805–1852)

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, ca. 1833

Marble, 13 x 11¼ x 7 inches

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Bequest of Mrs. Horatio Greenough

 

14.  Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741–1828)

Life Mask of the Marquis de Lafayette, 1785

Plaster, 12 ¼ x 7 x 10 ¾ inches

Gift to Cornell University from Arthur H. Dean, Class of 1919, and Mary Marden Dean

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University 74.010.002

 

15.  Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741–1828)

Marquis de Lafayette, before 1789

Plaster, 29 3/8 x 20 1/8 x 19¾ inches

Boston Athenæum, Purchase, 1828

 

16.  Jean Ossaye Mombur (1850–1896)

Lafayette á Yorktown, after 1875

Bronze, height 7 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

17.  Luigi Persico (1791–1860)

Marquis de Lafayette, 1824

Plaster, 26 x 17 x 12 inches

Inscribed on front of socle: “Genl. Lafayette / Our Nation’s Guest”

Boston Athenæum, Gift of James Howe, 2007

 

18.  Baccarat (attrib.)

Lafayette, ca. 1815-1825

Sulfide, glass, and brass, 4 1/16 x 2 x ½ inches

Inscribed at bust termination: “LA FAYETTE

Collection of Robert and Elizabeth Owens

 

Coins and Medals

19.  Charles Edward Barber (1840–1917)

The Lafayette Dollar, 1900

Silver

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

20.  Victor David Brenner (1871–1924)

Universal Exposition, Paris, Medal, 1900

Bronze with gold plating

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

21.  Pierre Jean David d’Angers (1788–1856)

Le General Lafayette, 1830

Bronze

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

22.  John Flanagan (1865–1952)

Lafayette Medal, 1936

Bronze

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

23.  John Flanagan (1865–1952)

Lafayette Medal, 1934

Bronze

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

24.  Moritz Fürst (1782–1841)

General Lafayette Medal, 1825

Silver

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

25.  Henry Augustus Lukeman (1872–1935), after Daniel Chester French (1850–1931)

Lafayette Memorial, Brooklyn, 1917

Bronze

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

26.  Artist unknown

Lafayette and Washington, 1824

Copper

Courtesy of The American Numismatic Society, New York

 

27.  Artist unknown

Lafayette in Uniform, 1781

Silver

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

28.  Artist unknown

Lafayette, Thaddeus Kosciusko, & George Washington, 1834

Bronze

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

Works-On-Paper

29.  Thomas Oldham Barlow (1824–1889), after Thomas P. Rossiter (1818–1871) and Louis R. Mignot (1831–1870)

The Home of Washington, ca. 1863

Engraving, 22 1/8 x 31 7/8 inches

Boston Athenæum, Gift of Howard Witherall Lang, 1964

 

30.  Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888)

La Fayette at the Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Va., 1845

Lithograph, 18 7/8 x 14 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

31.  Currier & Ives

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis, 1876

Lithograph, 12 7/8 x 15 5/8 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

32.  Decisy after Joseph-Désiré Court (1797–1865)

Marquis de Lafayette, n.d.

Engraving, 23 x 18½ inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

33.  François Séraphin Delpech (1778–1825), after Henri Grévedon (1776–1860)

Lafayette, 1824

Lithograph, 17½ x 13 inches

Boston Athenæum

 

34.  John De Mare (active 1860s), after Alonzo Chappel (1828–1887)

Lafayette [at Yorktown], 1863

Engraving, colored, 10½ x 8 inches

Johnson, Fry & Co., Publishers

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

35.  Isidore Laurent Deroy (1797–1886), after Alvan Fisher (1792–1863)

La Grange: North View, 1826

Lithograph, 11¾ x 16 7/8 inches

Paris: François Le Villian

Boston Athenæum, Purchase, 1886

 

36.  William Faden (1749–1836)

Battle of Brandywine in Which the Rebels were Defeated September the 11th, 1777, by the Army under the Command of General Sr. William Howe, 1777

Engraving, hand-colored (map), 10 x 9 inches

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

37.  Jean Mathias Fontaine (1791–1853), after Louis-Charles-Auguste Couder (1790–1873)

Siège d’York-Town, n.d.

Engraving, 11 x 12 7/8 inches (image)

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

38.  Jean-Jacques Frilley (b. 1797), after Tony Johannot (1803–1852)

Lafayette en Amérique, ca. 1826

Engraving, 12 x 9½ inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

39.  Ed. Gosselin, after Edme Quenedey des Ricets (1756–1830)

Gilbert Motier Marquis de La Fayette, 1895

Aquatint, 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

40.  Henry Bryan Hall (1808–1884)

Washington, La-Fayette and Greene Sheltered in a Farm House, 1857

Engraving, 9 5/8 x 12 inches

G. P. Putnam & Co., Publishers

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

41.  Henry Bryan Hall (1808–1884), after Alonzo Chappel (1828–1887)

Valley Forge—Washington & Lafayette, 1856

Engraving, 7½ x 10½ inches (image)

Martin, Johnson & Co., Publisher

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

42.  Charles Henry Jeens (1827–1879)

Lafayette Wounded, n.d.

Engraving, 9½ x 12 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

43.  John Karst (1836–1922)

Lafayette at the Tomb of Washington, n.d.

Etching, 10 5/8 x 12½ inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

44.  Langlumé, after Mademoiselle Marie Melani d’Hervilly (1800–1878)

Le Gnl. Lafayette Posant, le 17 Juin 1825, n.d.

Lithograph, 8¼ x 11¼ inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

45.  Noël Le Mire (1724–1801), after Jean-Baptiste Le Paon (1738–1785)

Conclusion de la Campagne de 1781 en Virginie, ca. 1781

Engraving, 19 3/8 x 13 inches

Boston Athenæum

 

46.  Noël Le Mire (1724–1801), after Jean-Baptiste Le Paon (1738–1785)

Le Genéral Washington, ca. 1781

Engraving, 19 7/8 x 14 inches

Boston Athenæum, Purchase, 1888

 

47.  Jean-Marie Leroux, after Ary Scheffer (1795–1858)

Lafayette, 1824

Engraving, 21¾ x 14¾ inches

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

48.  Achille Moreau, after Jean Dubouloz

Lafayette’s Dream on the Deck of the Brandywine, ca. 1825

Etching and aquatint, 17 x 22½ inches

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

49.  John Wesley Paradise (1809-1862), after John Gadsby Chapman (1808-1889), after Charles Willson Peale (1741–1827)

Washington, aet. 40, 1842

Engraving, 9/12 x 5 ¾ inches

Boston Athenæum

 

50.  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte (1785–1836), after F. Loritz

Lafayette, The Friend of Washington, n.d.

Color lithograph, 19 x 14 inches

D. W. Kellogg & Co., publishers

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

51.  Clara Greenleaf Perry (1871–1960)

Chavaniac-Lafayette, 1934

Lithograph, 19¾ x 25¾ inches

Boston Athenæum, Gift of the artist, 1955

 

52.  Paul Revere (1735–1818)

A View of Part of the Town of Boston in New-England and Brittish [sic] Ships of War Landing Their Troops!, 1768, 1770

Engraving, hand-colored, 10 5/8 x 16½ inches

Boston Athenæum, Purchase, George Francis Parkman Fund, 1955

 

53.  Alexander Hay Ritchie (1822–1895)

Washington and His Generals, ca. 1870

Etching and engraving, hand-colored, 28¾ x 40 inches

Boston Athenæum, Purchase, Washington Fund, 1978

 

54.  Albert Rosenthal (1863–1939), after Charles Willson Peale (1741–1827)

Marquis de Lafayette, 1894

Etching, 14 x 11 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

55.  Albert Rosenthal (1863–1939), after Charles Willson Peale (1741–1827)

Madame de La Fayette (Adrienne de Noailles), 1894

Etching, 14 x 11 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

56.  Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co., William Allen (fl. 1810s), after John Francis Renault (fl. 1780s–1810s)

The British Surrendering Their Arms to Gen. Washington after Their Defeat at York Town in Virginia October 1781, 1819

Engraving, 23 7/8 x 34¼ inches

Boston Athenæum, Gift of Howard Witherall Lang, 1964

 

57.  Charles P. Tholey (d. 1898)

Head Quarters of La Fayette at the Battle of Brandywine, n.d.

Engraving, 9 3/8 x 10½ inches (image)

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

58.  Charles P. Tholey (d. 1898)

Genl. Lafayette’s Departure from Mount Vernon 1784, 1868

Lithograph, 22 x 28 3/8 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

59.  Artist unknown

Gen. La Fayette Storming the Redoubt at Yorktown, n. d.

Engraving, 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

60.  Artist unknown

Apotheose de Lafayette, n.d.

Aquatint, 10 3/8 x 12½ inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

61.  Artist unknown, after Alonzo Chapell (1828–1887)

Baron de Kalb Introducing Lafayette to Silas Deane, 1879

Engraving, 12 x 9½ inches (image)

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

Manuscripts and Artifacts

62.  Letter, Lafayette, Philadelphia, to his wife, Adrienne de Noilles de Lafayette, May–June 1777

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

63.  Letter, Lafayette, Philadelphia, to his wife, Adrienne de Noilles de Lafayette, September 12 [1777]

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

64.  Lafayette’s Military Plan of the Colonial Army Camp at Brandywine, September 1777

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

65.  Letter, Lafayette, Valley Forge, to George Washington, January 5, 1778

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

66.  Letter, Lafayette, Valley Forge, to his wife, Adrienne de Noilles de Lafayette, January 6, 1778

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

67.  Letter: Lafayette to George Washington, March 30, 1782

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

68.  Letter: Lafayette to George Washington, April 12, 1782

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

69.  Letter, Lafayette to George Washington, December 21, 1784

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

70.  Letter, Thomas Jefferson, Washington, DC, to Lafayette, November 4, 1803

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

71.  Lafayette, Words at the Tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon, October 17, 1824

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

72.  Sprig of tree plucked from the grave of Washington for Lafayette

Cornell University Library, Division of Rare Books and Manuscripts

 

73.  Wooden fragment from the frigate Alliance presented to Lafayette by John Fanning Watson

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

74.  Maker unknown

Lafayette au Tombeau de Washington, ca. 1824–1825

Snuff box, ebony with relief engraving; 3 x 1½ x 1½ inches

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

75.  Maker unknown

Small metal tray with image of Lafayette at the tomb of Washington, ca. 1824–1825

David Bishop Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Easton, PA