Marie Antoinette on her way to the scaffold, by Jacques-Louis David, October 16th, 1793.
A sketch, believed to be from life, by the famous painter Jacques-Louis David of the Queen of France, or Widow Capet as she was now known (King Louis having been executed nine months earlier). Marie-Antoinette is shown in the tumbrel on her way to the guillotine on October 16, 1793.
Her farewell letter can be found here.
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