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Charlotte Corday, by Paul Jacques Aimé Baudry, posthumous (1860) Charlotte was a figure of the French Revolution. In 1793, she was executed under the guillotine for the assassination of Jacobin leader Jean-Paul Marat, who was in part responsible, through his role as a politician & journalist, for the more radical course the Revolution had taken. Under the Second Empire, Marat was seen as a revolutionary monster and Corday as a heroine of France, represented in the wall map.
Charlotte Corday after murdering Marat, 1860 Paul Baudry,
From my blog about #Marat and Charlotte Corday #charlottecorday #frenchrevolution
Paul Jacques Aime Baudry- Marat and Charlotte Corday