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Louis as a Drunkard

  • Engraving of King Louis XVI as a drunkard
  • Engraving of King Louis XVI as a drunkard

Annotation

This image of Louis, already altered by commoner attire and a Phrygian cap, added a raised bottle. This transformation could scarcely have been anticipated even a year or two into the Revolution.

"Louis as a Drunkard," 1792, Bibliothèque Nationale de France

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