The Jeu de Paume Oath
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This drawing gives an indication of what would have been the finished painting. David drew very accurately all the characters presents at the event. The standing man in the middle is Bailly, the first mayor of Paris. Robespierre is on the left, standing and putting his hands on his chest; Mirabeau is on the right foreground, holding his hat, with Barnave behind him. The seated man on the far right is Martin Dauch, the only man present who refused to take he oath. Even tough he was not a representative, David drew Marat, standing on a window on the right.
Owner/Location: Ch√Ęteau de Versailles  (France - Versailles, Greater Paris)
Dates: 1791
Artist age:Approximately 43 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 66 cm (25.98 in.), Width: 101.2 cm (39.84 in.)
Medium: Drawing - pen and ink
Entered by: Member Josselin on 06 December 2013.
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