La fontaine de la régénération : sur les débris de la Bastille, le 10 Août 1793.

Title
La fontaine de la régénération : sur les débris de la Bastille, le 10 Août 1793.
Author
Monnet, Charles, 1732-1809?
Publication
Paris, 1797.
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Details

Additional Authors
Helman, Isidore-Stanislas, 1743-1809.
Description
Engraving,; 43 x 58 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Dance Special Acquisition Fund.
Note
  • Inscribed lower left: Dessiné par Monnet. Inscribed lower right: Gravé par Helman, l'An 5. Inscribed lower center: A Paris chez l'Auteur, rue Honoré No. 1497, Section Butte des Moulins.
  • Tableau vivant from La Fête de l'Unité et de l'Indivisibilité de la République, staged by Jacques-Louis David and Pierre Gardel, on the first anniversary of the seizing of the Tuileries and the arrest of the king.
  • Large crowd gathered around a monumental statue of Egyptian goddess Isis. Milk, symbolizing Liberty, sprays from the breasts into a large basin below the statue and a cup being held by a spectator, probably De Seychelles, president of the Convention. On the site of the Bastille.
  • Cf. *MGS (French) 89-2194. Chazin-Bennahum, Judith. Dance in the shadow of the guillotine, 1988. Reproduction, p. 107,
Call Number
*MGZFH Mon C Fon 1
Author
Monnet, Charles, 1732-1809?
Title
La fontaine de la régénération : sur les débris de la Bastille, le 10 Août 1793.
Imprint
Paris, 1797.
Local Note
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Local Subject
Politics in art -- France.
Prints (Graphic arts) -- 18th century.
Added Author
Helman, Isidore-Stanislas, 1743-1809.
Added Title
Dance Special Acquisition Fund.
Research Call Number
*MGZFH Mon C Fon 1
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