Photo, Print, Drawing Le Général Washington ne quid detrimenti capiat res publica - gravé d'après le tableau original appartenant a Mr. Marquis de la Fayette / peint par L. Le Paon peintre de bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Sciences et Arts de Rouen.

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[ digital file from original print, another impression, trimmed ]
[ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ]
[ digital file from b&w film copy neg. of another impression, trimmed ]

About this Item

Title
Le Général Washington ne quid detrimenti capiat res publica - gravé d'après le tableau original appartenant a Mr. Marquis de la Fayette / peint par L. Le Paon peintre de bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Sciences et Arts de Rouen.
Summary
Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing outside tent, wearing military uniform, holding the Declaration of Independence and the treaty of alliance with France in front of tent, at his feet lie torn copies of documents relating to reconciliation efforts by Great Britain, a servant attends to Washington's horse in the background, and in the distance is a military camp.
Contributor Names
Le Mire, Noël, 1724-1801, engraver
Created / Published
Paris : Cette estampe ce vend avec privilége du Roy chez le Mire graveur rüe et porte St. Jacques. Maison de Mr. le Camus Md. de Drap, prix 12 livres, [178-]
Subject Headings
-  Washington, George,--1732-1799
-  Military officers--American--1770-1780
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Format Headings
Engravings--1780-1790.
Portrait prints--1780-1790.
Genre
Portrait prints--1780-1790
Engravings--1780-1790
Notes
-  Title from item.
-  Library has three impressions, one that shows the plate mark, one that is trimmed within the plate mark, and one that may be a proof lacking a portion of the title (Le Général Washington), this one is also trimmed to within the plate mark.
-  Another impression, trimmed Trimmed to within the plate mark.
-  Hart, 31c
-  Another impression, trimmed Hart, 31
-  Baker, 21
-  Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).
-  Another impression, trimmed Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 229.
-  Exhibited: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.
Medium
1 print : engraving ; plate 50.7 x 36.3 cm, on sheet 54.7 x 39.3 cm.
Another impression, trimmed 1 print : engraving ; sheet 47.8 x 32.7 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
PGA - Le Mire (N.)--Général Washington ... (B size) [P&P] PGA - Le Mire (N.)--Général Washington ... Another impression, trimmed.
Source Collection
Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
pga 07315 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.07315
pga 07314 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.07314
cph 3c02494 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02494
cph 3a04842 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a04842
Library of Congress Control Number
91720123
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-pga-07315 (digital file from original print) LC-DIG-pga-07314 (digital file from original print, another impression, trimmed) LC-USZ62-102494 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-USZ62-963 (b&w film copy neg. of another impression, trimmed)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions...," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html
Language
English
French
Online Format
image
Description
1 print : engraving ; plate 50.7 x 36.3 cm, on sheet 54.7 x 39.3 cm. | Another impression, trimmed 1 print : engraving ; sheet 47.8 x 32.7 cm. | Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing outside tent, wearing military uniform, holding the Declaration of Independence and the treaty of alliance with France in front of tent, at his feet lie torn copies of documents relating to reconciliation efforts by Great Britain, a servant attends to Washington's horse in the background, and in the distance is a military camp.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/91720123
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Le Mire, Noël, Engraver. Le Général Washington ne quid detrimenti capiat res publica - gravé d'après le tableau original appartenant a Mr. Marquis de la Fayette / peint par L. Le Paon peintre de bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Sciences et Arts de Rouen. United States, . [Paris: Cette estampe ce vend avec privilége du Roy chez le Mire graveur rüe et porte St. Jacques. Maison de Mr. le Camus Md. de Drap, prix 12 livres, 178] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/91720123/.

APA citation style:

Le Mire, N. Le Général Washington ne quid detrimenti capiat res publica - gravé d'après le tableau original appartenant a Mr. Marquis de la Fayette / peint par L. Le Paon peintre de bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Sciences et Arts de Rouen. United States, . [Paris: Cette estampe ce vend avec privilége du Roy chez le Mire graveur rüe et porte St. Jacques. Maison de Mr. le Camus Md. de Drap, prix 12 livres, 178] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91720123/.

MLA citation style:

Le Mire, Noël, Engraver. Le Général Washington ne quid detrimenti capiat res publica - gravé d'après le tableau original appartenant a Mr. Marquis de la Fayette / peint par L. Le Paon peintre de bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Sciences et Arts de Rouen. [Paris: Cette estampe ce vend avec privilége du Roy chez le Mire graveur rüe et porte St. Jacques. Maison de Mr. le Camus Md. de Drap, prix 12 livres, 178] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91720123/>.