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1877 Lithograph Cinq Mars Scaffold Executioner Priest Paris Place De XEF8

1877 Lithograph Cinq Mars Scaffold Executioner Priest Paris Place De XEF8

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This is an original 1877 monochrome lithograph of Cinq Mars awaiting his execution on the scaffolds at the Place de Terraux in Paris, France. Unfortunately for Cinq, the executioner was new to the job and it took several hacks by his ax to fully sever the head from the body.

CONDITION

This 134+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - bottom right corner. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 5 inches; 17 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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This piece was illustrated by Fredericks, Alfred. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Holland Broadcloth, Plumed Hat, Medieval, Capital Punishment, Behead, Ax, Guard, Armor, Jesuit, Renaissance

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