The Revolt of Cairo, Pencil on Paper, Laid on Board by Lisa Lévesque
The Revolt of Cairo, Pencil on Paper, Laid on Board by Lisa Lévesque
The Revolt of Cairo, Pencil on Paper, Laid on Board by Lisa Lévesque
The Revolt of Cairo, Pencil on Paper, Laid on Board by Lisa Lévesque
The Revolt of Cairo, Pencil on Paper, Laid on Board by Lisa Lévesque

The Revolt of Cairo, Pencil on Paper, Laid on Board by Lisa Lévesque

1822 France

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The revolt of Cairo


Pencil on paper, laid on board, signed and dated Juin 1822, after the painting by Girodet –Tryoson.



This scene is taken from the Egyptian rebellion against the French occupation and shows a Mameluk defending a young Turkish noble who has been severely wounded. The French army surrounded the rebels at the Great Mosque and brutally suppressed the uprising.
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