Description Once attributed to John Trumbull (1756-1843), this miniature portrays the French aristocrat who, within a year of the American declaration of independence, rallied to the cause of the American Revolution. The frame is not of the period of the miniature. See Notes field
Provenance James L. Baylis, Philadelphia [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mr. A.J. Fink, 1958 [mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, September 1963 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Inscriptions [Engraved] On front of gold frame: 1797 / Marquis de Lafayette / by / John Trumbull/ [Number] On back: # 21
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
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