Festival of Supreme Being

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Title

Festival of Supreme Being

Description

These depictions show the Festival of the Supreme Being, a massive pageant staged by Jacques–Louis David on 8 June 1794, in open air on the "Field of Reunion," formerly the royal army’s parade ground. At David’s orders, a huge mountain was erected on the field, as seen in this engraving.

Creator

G. Texier

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1794

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/114/|<span>Collection de Vinck. <em>Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870</em>. Vol. 46 (pièces 6283-6356), Ancien Régime et Révolution</span>

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

114

Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

40 x 53.5 cm

Title (French)

Vüe du Champ de Mars le jour du 20 Prairial l'An 2.e de la République : Ou la Convention et les Autorités Constituées ont Assisté à la Fête Nationale

Citation

G. Texier, “Festival of Supreme Being,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed July 20, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/114.