This is an original 1877 black and white steel engraving of French revolutionary Madame Marie-Jeanne Philippon Roland. She married French philosopher Manon Philippon in the winter of 1780 and was an avid member of the Girondist faction. She later fell out of favor and was executed by the infamous guillotine.
This 134+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8 inches; 15 x 20 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)
This piece was illustrated by Staal, Gustave. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Girondist, French Revolution, Reign of Terror, Woman, Fashion, Colonial, Female, France, Paris, Politics, Manon Philippon, Wife