L'Indépendance de L'Amérique (The American Independence, A French Frigate Bringing The Treaty to Boston)

Francois Denis Nee, French, 1732 - 1817
after Charles Monnet, French, 1732 - after 1808

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1786

Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/16 in. (20.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of James D. Landauer, Class of 1923

PR.967.93

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Dessine par Monet Peintre du Roi; lower right: Nee Sculp. 1786; center: L'INDEPENDANCE DE L'AMERIQUE./ D'un cote la Ville de Boston et les Peuples de l'Amerique rassembles sur le rivage, tendant les / mains a la Fregate du Roi qui leur porte le traite qui assure leur independance.; lower right: Roussillon No. 7.

Course History

HIST 47, The French Revolution, Darrin McMahon, Spring 2019

Provenance

James Dittman Landauer (1902-1979, Class of 1923; given to present collection, 1967.

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