The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!
This is a figure study of the Marquis de Lafayette for Dunsmore's Washington Leaving Mount Vernon for his Inauguration, April 16, 1789. The finished painting, dated 1907, is owned by the Sons of the Revolution, Fraunces Tavern, New York City.
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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