Portrait of Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès
800 x 1034 • 73 KB
Siéyès was a French politician during the Revolution. He published a very famous pamphlet in 1789 entitled What is the Third Estate?.

David painted him in Belgium where they both sought shelter after they had been banished from France for having voted the death of Louis XVI.

Owner/Location: Fogg Museum of Art - Harvard University  (United States - Cambridge, Greater Boston, Massachusetts)
Dates: 1817
Artist age:Approximately 69 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 98 cm (38.58 in.), Width: 74 cm (29.13 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member Irene on 18 August 2012.
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