Louis Rides a Pig

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Title

Louis Rides a Pig

Description

Equestrian skills were expected of a monarch. But portraying the King mounted on a pig was most unflattering. Linking royalty to animals was a theme that emerged after the flight to Varennes.

Creator

None Identified

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1791

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/77/|Collection de Vinck. <em>Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870</em>. Vol. 23 (pièces 3894-4078), Ancien Régime et Révolution

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

77

Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

16 x 23.5cm

Title (English)

The Two Belong Together

Title (French)

Les Deux font la paire

Tags

Citation

None Identified, “Louis Rides a Pig,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed August 11, 2020, https://revolution.chnm.org/items/show/262.