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Les martyrs de la Liberté

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1898,0527.103

  • Title (object)

    • Les martyrs de la Liberté
  • Description

    Portraits of Marat and Lepelletier, conjoined busts facing right, on dark background; within roundel. 1793
    Stipple, with engraved and etched lines

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1793
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 172 millimetres
    • Width: 122 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed on plate: 'Sauvage pinxit - Copia sc.', title, and publication line: 'A Paris chez Desmarest, rue J. J. Rousseau, M[ais]on de Bullion'.
  • Curator's comments

    Lepelletier died on 20 January 1793, Marat on 13 July 1793; both were instantly revered as martyrs of the Revolution.

  • Bibliography

    • De Vinck 1909-1967 5339 bibliographic details
    • Chevremont 1876 p.405 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits French Marat)

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: French Revolution
      1793
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1898

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1898,0527.103

Portraits of Marat and Lepelletier, conjoined busts facing right, on dark background; within roundel.  1793  Stipple, with engraved and etched lines

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Portraits of Marat and Lepelletier, conjoined busts facing right, on dark background; within roundel. 1793 Stipple, with engraved and etched lines

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