Assassination of Marat

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Title

Assassination of Marat

Description

This engraving, like the preceeding image, portrays Marat’s assassination at the hands of Corday. In both images, Marat appears serene, a reminder that Marat’s supporters saw him as a Christ incarnated on behalf of the Revolution.

Creator

C. Hocquet

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1793

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/108/|Michel Hennin. <em>Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France</em>. Tome 131, Pièces 11489-11586, période : 1793

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

108

Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

15 x 21.5cm

Title (French)

Assassinat de Marat

Citation

C. Hocquet, “Assassination of Marat,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed August 14, 2020, https://revolution.chnm.org/items/show/115.