- Museum number
- Object: Martirs de la Liberté
Circular medallion containing individual portraits of Marat, Lepelletier, Chalier and Barra, 'martyrs of the French Revolution', each portrayed bust-length (except Chalier, head and shoulders) and within an oval; with Marat in the upper part, below Lepelletier on the left and Chalier on the right, and at the bottom Barra, wearing a bicorne hat; surrounding the oval portraits is a wreath of oak leaves. c.1793/94
- Production date
- 1793-1794 (circa)
Height: 106 millimetres
Width: 73 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Probably for the lid of a circular box.
All five figures died in 1793 (barra on 7 December)
For later state, printed in colour, and with the head portrait of Chalier altered into a bust-length portrait (plus subtle alterations on Barra's portrait), see 1898, 0527.96.
For similar print (with the exception of Barra's portrait), in reverse, see 1898,0527.94.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: French Revolution 1793
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number