Loan Object
Artist: Louis Rigaud

Toussaint L’Ouverture

Oil on canvas

unframed: 26 1/2 x 21 in. (67.31 x 53.34 cm)
Lent by Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
ILE2012.25.1
Culture: 
Haitian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Exhibited at the World Cotton Exposition, New Orleans, 1885; sold to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; exchanged with the Peabody Museum, New Haven, Connecticut.

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