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IMAGE number
XEE4156635
Title
The attack of Damiens (January 1757) - (Robert-Francois Damier, 1715-1757) - Pierre Robert Francois Damiens, a manservant, attacks Louis XV at Versailles. The king is only slightly injured, but Damiens is executed with hideous severity. 5 January 1757 - engraving from “” L'histoire de France racontee a mes grandenfants”” - by Francois Guizot - 1872-1876
Artist
Anonymous
Photographer
Stefano Bianchetti
Location
Private Collection
Medium
Engraving
Description
The attack of Damiens (January 1757) - (Robert-Francois Damier, 1715-1757) - Pierre Robert Francois Damiens, a manservant, attacks Louis XV at Versailles. The king is only slightly injured, but Damiens is executed with hideous severity. 5 January 1757 - engraving from “” L'histoire de France racontee a mes grandenfants”” - by Francois Guizot - 1872-1876
Photo credit
Stefano Bianchetti / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
engraving / french / made various / king / miscellaneous facts / versailles / french / attempt / france / ABCDEF / Louis XV 15 (1710-1774) / 18 18th 18th 18th XVIII 18th century / BianchettiCOR
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