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Entry of the French into Holland

  • Entry of the French into Holland

Annotation

From Berthault’s series of great moments of the Revolution, this engraving depicts the victorious entry of the republican French forces into the southern Netherlands (currently Belgium) on 21 January 1795, where a "sister republic" of Batavia would soon be established.

Berthault and Duplessi-Bertaux, Entry of the French into Holland, 1802, Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

Translation

Title (French)
Entrée des Français dans la Hollande : le 21 janvier 1795

Caption
ou 2 pluviose, an 3.eme de la République

Credits

Pierre-Gabriel Berthault (engraver)
Jean Duplessi-Bertaux (engraver)
de Vinck. Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870. Vol. 28 (pièces 4623-4855), Ancien Régime et Révolution.
Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, RESERVE QB-370 (28)-FT 4 De Vinck, 4704.

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