Planting of a Liberty Tree in Revolutionary France

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Jean-Baptiste Lesueur
published on 15 September 2022

During the French Revolution, a liberty tree was a way for a village or community to show solidarity with the Revolution and devotion to the patrie (fatherland). Gouache on paper by Jean-Baptiste Lesueur, c. 1790.

Musée Carnavalet, Paris.

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Lesueur, J. (2022, September 15). Planting of a Liberty Tree in Revolutionary France. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16353/planting-of-a-liberty-tree-in-revolutionary-france/

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Lesueur, Jean-Baptiste. "Planting of a Liberty Tree in Revolutionary France." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16353/planting-of-a-liberty-tree-in-revolutionary-france/.

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Lesueur, Jean-Baptiste. "Planting of a Liberty Tree in Revolutionary France." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2022. Web. 28 Sep 2022.

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