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King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette kneel in prayer as Louis becomes king of France on the death of Louis XV. Line engraving with etching by F.A.B. Audibran after J. David, 1883.

  • David, Jules, 1808-1892
Date
1883
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43693i
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Description

Louis XV died of smallpox at Versailles on 10 May 1774

Publication/Creation

Paris : Richard Bentley and son, 1883.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with stipple and etching ; image 12.9 x 9.7 cm

Lettering

Guidez nous, protégez nous, mon Dieu! nous regnons trop jeunes. Jules David del. Audibran sc.

References note

Louis Blanc, Histoire de la révolution française, vol. 2, Paris 1847, pp. 10-12

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43693i

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  • French


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