François le Villain
ca. First 19th
Crayon lithograph after André-Joseph Bodem. Size of sheet: 49 x 33 cm.
provenance Gabriel Cognacq (1880 – Paris – 1951), (Lugt 538d).
Very fine, deep black impression. In good condition with margins. Between the 28th and 30th July 1830, France revolted against Charles X in an uprising known as the Trois Glorieuses. The victory of the rebels in Faubourg St. Antoine led to the storming of the Hôtel de Ville. Charles X was forced to abdicate and left for England, leaving the throne to his cousin, Louis-Philippe d’Orléans.