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Adieu Bastille

Adieu Bastille Print shows a member of the Third Estate playing a bagpipe, standing next to a tame lion, representing the monarchy, and manipulating marionettes, representing the clergy and the nobil ... show more

Adieu Bastille
1 print : etching, on off-white laid paper ; on sheet 20.5 x 29.8 cm.
Print shows a member of the Third Estate playing a bagpipe, standing next to a tame lion, representing the monarchy, and manipulating marionettes, representing the clergy and the nobility, on a string tied to his leg. In the background, the Bastille is shown being demolished.
  • Title from item.
  • Partially trimmed within plate mark.
  • de Vinck, 1671
  • UCLA, 28
  • Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • France.--États généraux.--Tiers État.
  • Bastille.
  • Social classes--France--1780-1790.
  • Prisons--1780-1790.
  • Puppets--1780-1790.
  • Clergy--France--1780-1790.
  • Musicians--France--1780-1790.
  • Lions--1780-1790.
  • France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799.
  • Etchings--French--1780-1790.
  • Satires (Visual works)--French--1780-1790.
French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress)

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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.