Last Moments of the Girondins

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Karl von Piloty
published on 18 October 2022

Last Moments of the Girondins, painting by Karl von Piloty, 1880.

Following their arrest on 2 June and their kangaroo court trial, 22 Girondin leaders are borne in a tumbril to the guillotine on 31 October 1793, during the Reign of Terror. In a final act of defiance, they sing the revolutionary anthem La Marseillaise as they are executed one by one.

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