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THOMAS PRITCHARD ROSSITER (1818-1871) and LOUIS REMY MIGNOT (1831-1870)
WASHINGTON AND LAFAYETTE AT MOUNT VERNON, 1784
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 305,000 USD
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THOMAS PRITCHARD ROSSITER (1818-1871) and LOUIS REMY MIGNOT (1831-1870)
WASHINGTON AND LAFAYETTE AT MOUNT VERNON, 1784
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 305,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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THOMAS PRITCHARD ROSSITER (1818-1871) and LOUIS REMY MIGNOT (1831-1870)
WASHINGTON AND LAFAYETTE AT MOUNT VERNON, 1784
signed Mignot and dated 1859 (lower left), signed T.P. Rossiter (lower right)
oil on canvas
38 1/2 by 60 1/4 inches
(97.8 by 153 cm)
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Provenance

Mrs. David Orr Edson, circa 1960s
Mr. A. Robert Faesey, her grandnephew
By descent in the Faesey family, until 1990
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York
Private Collection, Virginia (purchased from the above, 1990)

Catalogue Note

Washington and Lafayette at Mount Vernon depicts the two Revolutionary War heroes, with Martha Washington seated nearby, on the piazza of Washington's Virginia estate, Mount Vernon.  A larger version of this composition is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and currently on longterm loan to Mount Vernon.

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