Maréchal Louis-Nicolas Davout at Auxerre
Jean-Baptiste Isabey: Le départ des volontaires.
© RMN /Agence Bulloz
Francisco de Zurbarán
Portrait of Don Juan Bazo de Moreda, ca. 1655
via Coll & Cortés
General François Fournier-Sarlovèze - Antoine Jean Gros (1812)
We will rock you!
This made me hear something with my eyes instead of my ears.
that’s the power of queen, my friend.
Self-portrait with his sons Carlos and Vicente by Antonio María Esquivel, 1843 (detail)
It is to be regretted that the conclusions drawn by Charlier and Froesch have been seized upon by journalists to make the most preposterous claims about this “monster” and “tyrant,” perpetuating the stereotypes constructed by his enemies immediately after his death in order to make him solely responsible for the excesses of “the Terror.” A properly historical account of his life tells a radically different story.
Peter McPhee, you rock.