Pierre L’Enfant’s Vision for the American Republic at the Society of Cincinnati
The Society of Cincinnati is the oldest patriotic society in the United States and his hostig the exhibition, Pierre L’Enfant’s Vision for the American Republic. Pierre L’Enfant (1754-1825) was a French artist and engineer and made vital contributions to the early formation of the American nation and American identity. L’Enfant was a foreign volunteer in the Continental Army and, later, as a citizen of the new nation, L’Enfant created imagery that helped define the new American republic. 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW, 202-785-2040.