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Portrait of Louis Claude de Saulces de Freycinet
, c.1812

by Sebastien Leroy

engraving (sheet: 17.2 cm x 13.0 cm, plate-mark: 10.1 cm x 8.0 cm)

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This is the only known published portrait of Freycinet.

The inscription beneath the portrait translates as ‘The Commander whose calm features you behold, investigated the world’s most distant, unknown coasts. F. Péron, friend and fellow navigator.’

Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Purchased 2018
Accession number: 2018.129