Triomphe de Voltaire,le 1 Juillet 1791. No. 55.
[Paris: Auber, 1804.]
Etching with 4 pages of text. Plate 229 x 278mm (9 x 11"). Some foxing to margins.
Ceremonial procession of men, horses, and a large memorial along the bank of a river. On 11 July 1791, the National Assembly of France, which regarded Voltaire as a forerunner of the French Revolution, had his remains brought back to Paris to enshrine him the Panthéon. Published in the 'Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française'.
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