Taking of the Bastille

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Title

Taking of the Bastille

Description

This painting emphasizes the populace’s participation in the storming of the Bastille, showing the urban population fighting under a red banner with muskets, swords, and pikes against the royal soldiers.

Creator

François Denis Née (engraver)

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1789

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/63/|<span>de Vinck. <em>Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870</em>. Vol. 10 (pièces 1571-1762), Ancien Régime et Révolution</span>

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

63

Original Format

Engraving, from the painting

Physical Dimensions

18.5 x 43 cm

Title (French)

Vue de la ci-devant Bastille

Caption

départ. de la Seine n.o 99

Citation

François Denis Née (engraver), “Taking of the Bastille,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed May 26, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/63.