The Elimination of the Girondins

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Jean-Joseph-François Tassaert
published on 18 October 2022

The Insurrection of 2 June 1793, when over 80,000 armed Parisians and National Guardsmen besieged the National Convention, demanding the arrest of 22 Girondins. Hérault de Séchelles, the Convention's president is trying to get the insurrectionists to leave as other deputies look nervously on. Engraving by Jean-Joseph-François Tassaert, c. 1800.

Musée Carnavalet, Paris.

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