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Liberte
1780-1800
Noel le Mire (1724-1801), engraver; Jean-Baptiste le Paon (1738-1785), painter
France
Engraving on paper
overall: 28"h x 22"w; sheet: 19-3/4"h x 14-1/4"w
Special Acquisitions Fund
80.55.2

From the painting L. le Paon; engraving shows standing figure of slave/spy [James Armistead Lafayette d. 1830] holding horse; foreground standing Marquis de Lafayette; background including scene of ships, soldiers, horses; on bottom "Peint par L le Paon Peintre de Batille de SAS Mgr. le Prince de Conde/ Grave par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales etr de celle des Siences et Art de Rouen et de Lille"; in laurel wreath with libery cap "Liberte".