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A republican beau - a picture of Paris for 1794 / I. Cruikshank del.

A republican beau - a picture of Paris for 1794 / I. Cruikshank del.

 
 
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Print shows a man, a sansculotte, in ragged red, white, and blue stripe clothing, he holds a spiked club in one hand, wears pistols in his belt on which is written "War Eternal War" and he has a dead infant stuffed into a pocket. In the near background is a guillotine replacing the crucifix, which lies on the ground, on an altar labeled "This is our God" and in the distance several bodies hang from a gibbet.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 8435
de Vinck, 6113
Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: "Representing Revolution : French & British Images, 1789-1804" at the Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, Sept. 15-Nov. 1, 1989.

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01/01/1794
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Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, artist
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