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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Ary Scheffer, Dutch (Dordrecht Netherlands 1795 - 1858 Argenteuil France)
Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Marquis de Lafayette / Portrait of Marquis de Lafayette
Work Type
c. 1822
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
55.3 x 36.8 cm (21 3/4 x 14 1/2 in.)
framed: 68 x 49.5 x 5.1 cm (26 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 2 in.)
Col. T. Connolly, 1893, by descent; to his wife, Mrs. Connolly, sold; to [E. F. Bonaventure Art Galleries, New York], sold; to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, 1918, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Washington, Lafayette, Franklin: Portraits, Books, Manuscripts, Prints, Memorabilia, for the Most Part from the Collections of the University, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1944), p. 48, cat. 104

Agnes Mongan, Harvard Honors Lafayette, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975), no. 43, p. 120-122, repr. in b/w

Leo Ewals, "Ary Scheffer: Sa vie et son oeuvre" (1987), Unpublished, pp. 59, 400

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 129, repr. as no. 196

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), no. 127, pp. 302-304, repr. in color

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 127, pp. 310-311, repr. in color

Exhibition History

Exposition Universelle internationale, art contemporain 1878-1889, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, Paris, 05/06/1889 - 11/06/1889

World's Columbian Exposition, World's Columbian Exposition site, Chicago, 05/01/1893 - 10/26/1893

Exposition Universelle de 1900, Exposition de Paris, Paris, 04/15/1900 - 11/12/1900

Washington Lafayette Franklin, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/22/1944 - 05/28/1944

Harvard Honors Lafayette, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/03/1975 - 03/12/1976

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

World’s Fairs, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 05/10/2015

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