Le Duc de Liancourt

  • Charles Willson Peale, Le Duc de Liancourt, ca.1794-1797, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1974.87

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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.

Title
Le Duc de Liancourt
Artist
Date
ca.1794-1797
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. (4.1 x 3.4 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Liancourt, Duc de – bust
Object Number
1974.87
Palette
Linked Open Data
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