New Haven, Connecticut, United States 1865 - Paris 1925
La Fayette à cheval
Lafayette on Horseback
Dimensions (HxWxD): 21 1⁄2 x 8 3⁄4 x 14 1⁄2; base: 1⁄2 x 10 1⁄2 x 4 in.
Credit Line: Corcoran Collection
- 1958, Gift of Mrs. Armistead Peter III to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C
- 2015, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C
- National Gallery of Art's website (accessed August 11, 2016): National Gallery of Art, Acquisitions from the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art as of January 30, 2015: p. 703, no. 3,805, ill.
- 2001 Tolles
Thayer Tolles, Perspectives on American Sculpture Before 1925, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2001, p. 84 (google.books.com accessed June 22, 2017)
- A first model, different from the final version, has been established in the courtyard of the Louvre on July 4th, 1900.
Full scale bronze copies:
- Hartford, Connecticut, (LaFayette Circle Adjacent to 231 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT 06103), dedicated in 1932
- Metz, 1920-1940 - "C'est à Metz qu'il se résolut d'aller défendre la liberté 8 août 1775" ( It was in Metz that he decided to go and defend freedom. 8 August 1775). Destroyed in 1940, then in 2004, Claude Goutin designed a new Lafayatte statue, Metz, Jardin Boufflers. It is a different version from Bartlett's statue.
- Paris, Cours-la-Reine: Gift to the French governement thanks to American schoolchildren; subscription open in 1898; statue commissioned in 1899; Paris, Napoléon courtyard of the Louvre, from 1908 to 1984, then Cours-la-Reine (near Alexander III's bridge).
Others bronze reductions :
- Paris, Musée d'Orsay, RF 3152, dim. 57 1/2 x 23 5/8 x 41 3/8 in.
- Hagerstown, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, A02, 31.401, H. 41 in