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BARTLETT, Paul Wayland

New Haven, Connecticut, United States 1865 - Paris 1925

Marquis de La Fayette

Marquis of Lafayette

1899-1907

bronze

relief

on back: Paul W. Bartlett/(copyright symbol)
SEB signed

Acc. No.: 1958.11.8

Credit Line: 1959, Gift of Mrs. Peter Armistead, III

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1959, Gift of Mrs. Armistead Peter, III
  • 1990, National Museum of American Art
  • 2006, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, with image (accessed August 23, 2017)
  • Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS): https://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=ariall&source=~!siartinventories&uri=full=3100001~!30895~!0#focus, with image (accessed July 3, 2017)

Related works

  • Study for the monument given 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).