Duportail (1743-1802)

Date:
1781-1784
Creator:
Charles Willson Peale

Brigadier General Chevalier Louis Lebèque dePresle Duportail was one of several officers sent by the French government to assist the American cause. He laid out the Valley Forge encampment and planned a system of fortifications.

Description (physical):

Oil on canvas, 24x20 inches

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0006
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park