1957.0738 Bust, Figure
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Bust (figure) (Lafayette)

  • Title:

    Lafayette

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Place of Origin:

    France, Europe

  • Date:

    1820-1840

  • Materials:

    Bronze; Marble

  • Techniques:

    Cast, Carved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0738


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0738

Object Name

Bust (figure) (Lafayette)

Title

Lafayette

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

France, Europe

Origin Notes

The creation location was identified as probably France by a previous cataloguer [Lorena Baines 2008].

Date

1820-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Underside of base; "LAFAYETTE (MARQUIS DE)[ ]/ Bronze Bust of. Beaut [ ]/ ful brown patina; the David d'Angers model/ on marble bass. Height,/ 14 inches.", typed on paper

Subjects

Portrait; Lafayette

Materials

Bronze; Marble

Techniques

Cast, Carved

Dimensions (inches)

13.78 (H) , 5.669 (W) , 3.819 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

35 (H) , 14.4 (W) , 9.7 (D)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Idzerda, Stanley J, et al. 1989 Lafayette, Hero of Two Worlds: The Art and Pageantry of His Farewell Tour of America, 1824-1825. 201.
Published as fig. no. 172, p. 178.