le 19 Aoust 1792. No. 70.
[Paris: Auber, 1804.]
Etching with large margins. With letterpress. Plate 235 x 272mm (9¼ x 10¾").
August 1792 saw Lafayette as commander of the French Northern Army with headquarters at Sedan. He was overthrown by radical Jacobins who recalled him to Paris, where he faced certain execution. Early on 19 August, he fled Sedan with much of his staff and crossed the border. Published in the 'Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française'.
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