François Boucher, Venus on a Wave (detail)
The Virgin of Sorrows, Cordoba Spain
Protect me from evil.
└ WILLIAM-ADOLPHE BOUGUEREAU ― ’Night’, ‘Twilight’, ‘Dawn’ & ‘Day’.
Charlotte Corday à Caen en 1793. Tony Robert-Fleury (French, Academic, 1838-1911). Oil on canvas. Musée Bonnat (Bayonne).
In 1793, Jean Paul Marat, one of the most outspoken leaders of the French Revolution, is stabbed to death in his bath by Corday, a Royalist sympathizer. She is shown here in Caen planning, with a firm demeanor, her actions to come.