Charles Willson Peale, Le Duc de Liancourt, ca.1794-1797, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1974.87
A staunch advocate of the French Revolution, Liancourt (1747-1827) was considered the French equivalent to Benjamin Franklin. He was part of Lafayette’s entourage, and became friends with George Washington, as both men were farmers interested in new agricultural techniques.
Le Duc de Liancourt
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1 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. (4.1 x 3.4 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – Liancourt, Duc de – bust
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