Portrait of Louis-Antoine de Saint-Just

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon
published on 05 October 2022

Louis-Antoine de Saint-Just (1767-1794), a leader of the Jacobin Club and of the Mountain political faction, oil on canvas portrait by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, 1793. Only 25 when he was elected to the National Convention, Saint-Just soon became known as the Archangel of Terror. He was executed alongside Maximilien Robespierre on 9 Thermidor, Year II (28 July 1794), the event which marked the end of the Reign of Terror.

Museum of Fine Arts, Lyon.

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