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L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

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Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as France, a crowned female figure, hangs garland around a medallion of Louis XVI and Henry IV.
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Possibly purchased by George IV from William Holland in 1790. Source: Kate Heard, Royal Collection Trust, Windsor Castle.
de Vinck, 1389
Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

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01/01/1789
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