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Print, The National Assembly at Versailles in 1789

This is a Print. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Bruno Lasker and Mrs. Bruno Lasker.

Its dimensions are

34.5 × 44.1 cm (13 9/16 × 17 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed below, lower left: "Dessiné par C. Monnet, Peintre de Roi", lower right: "Gravé par Helman, de l'Académie des Arts de Lille en Flandre"/"ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE"/"ABANDON DE TOUS LES PRIVILÉGES"/à Versailles, Séance de la Nuit du 4 au 5 Aout 1789." Dedication to the Assemblée Nationale and date of 19 Octobert 1790.

Cite this object as

Print, The National Assembly at Versailles in 1789; France; engraving on paper; 34.5 × 44.1 cm (13 9/16 × 17 3/8 in.); 1957-41-96

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