Serment du Jeu de Paume a Versailles le 19 Juin 1789.
A Paris chez Decrouan Editeur, Rue de Rempart, 4, vis-a-vis le Theatre Francais [n.d., c.1850].
Engraving. 630 x 830mm. Tear into the plate in the lower margin.
A real tennis scene showing the meeting of the third estate who following their being barred from a meeting by the King pledge an oath not to leave the meeting until a new constitution was established. Having not been allowed into the meeting the assembly met in the royal tennis court at Versailles. A nineteenth century impression of the plate first published by Nicolas Ponce in 1792.
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