Portrait of Lafayette (?)Artist(s)Louis BoillyObject Creation Date1761-1845Medium & Supportpastel on vellumDimensions
8 11/16 in. x 6 3/8 in. ( 22 cm x 16.2 cm )Subject matter
It has been proposed that the sitter of this portrait is the Marquis de Lafayette, the hero of the American and French revolutionary wars.Physical Description
This portrait of a middle aged man is shown in a bust-length view, looking at the viewer, much as if this were a miniature on ivory. The man wears a dark blue coat with a white collar and cravat.Primary Object Classification Drawing Primary Object TypeportraitAdditional Object Classification(s)DrawingCollection AreaWesternRights
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