Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

GERSTEIN MSS.

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Box 1
  • 1. Hand-colored engraving, portrait of La Fayette commemorating his death. 11x7.5cm, mounted 12.5x9cm
  • 2. Print depicting scene from French Revolution, evening of Jan. 12, 1790 "M. de la Fayette fait dépouiller les Soldats qui s'etoient assembles aux Champs Eliséés et les faits conduire à St. Denis" 16.5x10.5cm
  • 3. Engraving, portrait of Lafayette. 19x14cm
  • 4. Engraving, portrait of Lafayette in uniform. "M. de la Fayette Major Général de la Fédération" 9x9cm, with mat 20x13.5cm
  • 5. Hand-colored engraving, full-length portrait of a young Lafayette in uniform. "XVIII siècle Regne de Louis XVI. Imp. Camus" 18.5x11cm, with mat 24.5x17cm
  • 6. Engraving, Lafayette in uniform, seated; table, drum and flag in background. 19.14cm, with mat 25.5x20.5cm
  • 7. Engraving, full-length view of Lafayette in uniform. 16x11cm, with mat 23.3x18.5cm
  • 8. Engraving, portrait of Lafayette with scene depicting army underneath. "Duplessi-Bertaux inv & del Duplessi-Bertaux aqua forti" 26.5x20.5cm
  • 9. Engraving, half-view of Lafayette in uniform with Lafayette's signature printed underneath. 27.5x24cm
  • 10. Engraving, 3/4 view of Lafayette in uniform. "Raffel del. Hopwood sc. Paris, Publié par Fuiné" 18x13cm, with mat 28.5x23cm
  • 11. Engraving, portrait of Lafayette. "Gilbert, Mottier, La Fayette. Député d'Auvergne a l'Assembleé Nat. en 1789. Commandant Général de la G de Parisienne. F. Bonneville del Duchermin sculp" 40x25cm
  • 12. Engraving, portrait of Lafayette. 10x7.5cm, with mat 33x25.5cm
  • 13. Engraving, "De La Révolution Française. La Honte du forfait, n'est que pour le coupable. dessiné par Meuníe Grave par Godefroy des Académies de Londres,..." 19x19.5cm, with mat 26.5x36.5cm
  • 14. Lafayette. "I do but justice to Captain [Joseph-Léonard] Poirey when being called upon as a witness of his services in the American Revolution..." Apr. 20, 1801. A.D.S. 12.5cm
  • 15. Monroe, James. To Col. Ch[arles] F[enton] Mercer. Dec. 24, 1824. A.L.S. 18.5cm Accompanied by hand-colored engraving of James Monroe 12x8.5cm
Box 2
  • 16. Color lithograph?, portrait of Lafayette. 5x4cm (oval), with frame 11.5x9
  • 17. Engraving, portrait of Lafayette in uniform. "Ethiou sc." 10cm (octagonal), with frame 20x17.5cm
  • 18. Watercolor, "East view of LaGrange the residence of La Fayette Early 19th century" 19x24cm, with frame 29x34cm
  • 19. Bronze bas-relief bust of Lafayette mounted on marble and framed. On verso: "From the collection of General LaFayette and his descendants-18th century. Auctioned by Parke-Benet January 22, 1966. The frame is original but the original color was a light French blue as in the French flag not the black" Round, 20cm diameter, with frame 26cm diameter.
Oversize
  • 20. Watercolor, Lafayette in military uniform with horse being held by servant? On verso: From the original painting by I'le Paon copywrite [sic] Published by H. Fiquet 24 Place Dauphine, Paris. 42x30cm, with frame 54x42cm
  • 21. Engraving, full-length portrait of Lafayette in civilian clothes. Engraved by Leroux 1824, painted by Ary Scheffer 1822. 55x37.5cm, with mat 70x51cm
  • 22. Engraving, Lafayette in military uniform, horse and troops in background. "Painted and engraved by P.L. DeBucourt" On verso: "ca. 1795 from Albert R. Whittier, Jr. collection auctioned by Parke-Benet Oct. 26, 1957." 54.5x40.5cm, with mat 67.5x52.5cm

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