The Princess Lamballe (1749-1792),Marie-Therese-Louise
de Savoie-Carignan,princesse de Lamballe.The intimate
friend of Queen Marie Antoinette was lynched by
(From the workshop of Antoine Francois Callet)
Marie Antoinette, Archduchess, Queen of France
(1755-1793), daughter of Empress Maria Theresia,
sister of Emperor Joseph II. Died under the guillotine
six months after her husband, Louis XVI.
Canvas, 273 x 193,5 cm, 1778
The Oath of the Jeu de Paume,when the Three Estates
refused to disband upon royal orders. June,29,1789.
See also 26-03-03/48,40-11-04/53,33-01-04/60,
Archduchess Marie Antoinette (1755-1793),
wife of King Louis XVI, died on the guillotine.
Inv. GG 2132
"The Zenith of French Glory - the Pinnacle of Liberty.(Louis XVI) Religion, Justice, Loyalty and all the Bugbears of Unenlightend Minds, Farewell!" by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey on February 12, 1793.
Etching; 354 x 250 mm.
The execution of Queen Marie-Antoinette on
October 16, 1793, "Place de la Revolution,"
today Place de la Concorde. Left: Hotel Crillon.
Oil on wood
The Opening of the Estates General at Versailles,
The Third Estate, the clergy and the nobility shouldering the national debt. French Revolution. Engraving; 1789.
The death of Marat (1907).
Caricature:The farmer crushed by "Taille,Impots et
Corvee",by tithe,taxation and statute-labour.
Louis XVI, King of France, born 1754, died under the
guillotine 1793. The King is shown here in his
coronation robes with the order of the Saint Esprit.
Canvas, 275,5 x 193,5 cm, 1779
The Oath of the Jeu de Paume. In the center Mirabeau,
who tells Dreux-Breze, master of ceremonies carrying
the King's orders to disband the assembly: "Tell your
master we are here by the will of the people!"
Oil on canvas - 71 x 104 cm - RF 1984-18
The Dauphin taken away from his family,July 3,1793.
The Paris National Guard leaves for the Army on the
The execution of Louis XVI.
France (symbolized by a globe) is carried by the Third Estate with nobility and clergy on either side. The beehive represents the three united orders. French Revolution. Engraving; 1789.
The Duke of Orleans (later Philippe-Egalite) and his
son, the Duc de Chartres, the future King
Louis-Philippe, on horseback, 1788. Philippe,Duke of
Orleans was Grand Master of the Grand Orient de France.
The First and Second Estate (nobles and clergy)
ride on the back of the Third,the peasants.
The declaration of Human Rights voted by the Assembly on August 20-26,1789. Painting by J.J.Lebarbier.
Maximilien Robespierre (1758-1794).
Oil on canvas
Louis XVI at the foot of the guillotine,
Premiere lecture,en 1755,dans le salon de Mme.Geoffrin,
de "L'orpheline de la Chine" de Voltaire - a first
reading in the salon of Mme Geoffrin,of "The orphan of China" by Voltaire,1755.
Canvas, 62,5 x 96 cm
Louis XVI and his Minister of Finance Jacques Necker,
admired by the three estates of France, Aristocracy,
Clergy and Bourgeoisie, in a popular painting showing
the general trust put into Necker's reforms.
Joseph II (1741-1790), Emperor Holy Roman Empire,
contemporary of the French Revolution which he foresaw
in his letters to his sister Marie-Anoinette, Queen of