French Revolution Rolled Paper Picture 'Storming the Bastille'

French Revolution Rolled Paper Picture 'Storming the Bastille'

c. 1830 France

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France, circa 1830

​Made of Rolled Paper

​A very rare mid 19th-century picture depicting the storming the Bastille in Paris, 14 July 1789. With incredible attention to detail, the figures all picked out in multi-coloured rolls of paper measuring no more than 1.5 millimeters in diameter. Some rolls picked out in gold leaf to highlight buckles, buttons, hinges, weapons and chains. The colours and figures remain in exceptional condition

Unframed Dimensions 25 x 19 inches
Height 19.00 inch (48.26 cm)
Width 25.00 inch (63.50 cm)
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