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La Liberté Americaine (American Liberty) (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed.

Date:

1783/89

Artist:

Designed by Jean Baptiste Huet (French, 1745–1811) after medallion designed by Augustin Dupré (French, 1748–1833)
Manufactured by Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf (naturalized French, 1738-1815), Oberkampf Manufactory (French, 1760-1843)
Jouy-en-Josas, France

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

Jean Baptiste Huet (Designer) , Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf (Producer) , Augustin Dupré (Designer) , Oberkampf Manufactory (Manufacturer)

Title

La Liberté Americaine (American Liberty) (Furnishing Fabric)

Places

France (Object made in), Jouy-en-Josas (Object made in)

Date

Made 1783-1789

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed

Inscriptions

Inscription: NON SINE DIIS ANIMOSUS INFANS (A bold youth is not without riches" from "Carmine III," Poem IV, Line 20 by Horace) 1777 Cot 17 1781 Oct 19 (The date of the British surrender at Yorktown) LIBERTAS AMERICANA ("American Liberty") 4 Juil 1776

Dimensions

80.3 × 195.5 cm (31 5/8 × 76 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Dr. Lawrence S. Thurman Memorial Fund

Reference Number

1990.217

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