Primary Source

The Welcoming of a Marquis in Hell

Annotation

Reflecting French Revolutionary sentiments, the image points out the destruction of the nobility, depicting the arrival in Hell of a "marquis" and several other "aristocrats," described in the legend as "conspirators" and "traitors."

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Source
Bibliothèque Nationale de France

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"The Welcoming of a Marquis in Hell," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/welcoming-marquis-hell [accessed August 10, 2022]