Explore French History, Pastel Drawing and more!

Maximilien Robespierre was one of the most influential figures in the radical phase of the French Revolution. He was instrumental in the implementation of the Reign of Terror, in which tens of thousands of citizens were put to death as "enemies of the revolution."

Robespierre, by Pierre Roch Vigneron (French, formely believed to be a copy after the pastel drawing by Adélaide Labille-Guiard, 1786

A dog house that may have been used for Marie Antoinette's pooches! ca. 1775 Signature: G. SENE (stamped on the underside of the back rail in the center)  Marks: A cipher formed by the letters M and A beneath a closed royal crown all within a circle of words reading GARDE MEUBLE DE LA REINE (branded). Mark of the Garde Meuble de la Reine Marie-Antoinette.

Marie Antoinette's Dog Kennel, Claude I Sene ca. Marking: A cipher formed by the letters M and A beneath a closed royal crown all within a circle of words reading GARDE MEUBLE DE LA REINE (branded). Mark of the Garde Meuble de la Reine Marie-Antoinette.

Sieyès in 1817, painted by Jacques-Louis David

Clio's Lessons: French Revolution - Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes, Spiritual Pulse of the Revolution

Abbé Sieyes became very famous when he published the pamphlet: “What is the Third Estate? Everything. What has it been until now in the political order? Nothing. What does it want to be ? Something.” in January 1789. This essay was considered a foundation of the French Revolution of 1789.

Abbé Sieyes became very famous when he published the pamphlet: “What is the Third Estate? Everything. What has it been until now in the political order? Nothing. What does it want to be ? Something.” in January 1789. This essay was considered a foundation of the French Revolution of 1789.

Nuns walk with civil rights protesters in Selma, Alabama.

Nuns walk with civil rights protesters in Selma, Alabama--these look like some bad-ass nuns.

Maximilien de ROBESPIERRE

Maximilien de ROBESPIERRE

Pinterest
Search