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Provenance: Dr. Z.B. (monogram stamped LR in black ink on verso [not in Lugt, collection sold in Bern 1968]); Peter Morse (Honolulu, d. 1992, small walrus stamped LR in blue ink on verso[ not in Lugt] ); R.E. Lewis Inc. (identification of provenance from R.E. Lewis catalogue, July 1993);
Museum purchase, The Herman Michels Collection, Vera Michels Bequest Fund
CPLH, Recent Acquisitions, 14 June - 14 Sept 1997.
portly figure of tophatted man (Louis-Philippe), hands folded in prayer, standing over a grave (Lafayette’s) and weeping, elaborate hearse and crowd of mourners in distance
Short, pudgy man in black suit and hat crouches with his head in his praying hands. Behind him a long silent processional moves toward a coastal town. An elaborate black coffin decorated with plumes and surrounded by flags is being carried by the throng. In the foreground is a tumbled grave marker and a tilted cross with a white circular object around it. (Virginia K. Anderson 02/13/95)