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French Revolution scene in Cheshire

25 January 2013Written by ATG Reporter

Frank Marshall’s two-day sale on January 29-30 in Knutsford, Cheshire, will include this painting by Laslett John Pott (1837-1898).

Entitled O Liberte! Que de crimes on comment en ton nom! (Oh Liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name!).

Exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1874, the signed and dated 3ft 4in x 5ft 10in (1.02 x 1.78m) oil depicts Madame Roland being taken to the guillotine during the French Revolution.

Estimate £10,000-12,000. 

Contact: 01565 653284.

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