Lafayette Artist: Jean Baptiste Mauzaisse (French, 1784–1844)

n.d.

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Not on view
Medium

Oil on parchment

Dimensions

5 1/2 × 4 in. (14 × 10.2 cm)

Credit Line

de Lancey Kountze Collection, Gift of de Lancey Kountze, B.A. 1899

Accession Number

1939.33

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Gilbert du Montier, Marquis de Lafayette, known as Lafayette (1757-1834) Collection, Château de Chavagnac; by descent to Gaston de Sahune, Marquis de Lafayette; de Lancey Kountze Collection, New York, purchased in Paris, 1921.

Metal tag attached to frame reads: "This miniature of Lafayette, in the uniform of de Garde National, is attributed to Muzaisse, 1784, 1844, pupil of Vincent, is original bronze and wooden frame; owned by Lafayette's at Chateau de Chavagnee; inherited through lineal descent by Gaston de Sahune (Marquis de Lafayette); bought in Paris 1921 direct by de L. Kountze."
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Object/Work type

portraits

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