Jacques Louis David - The Oath of the Horatii - 1784

  • Look like a Classical painting - comparison to the Rococco style paintings at that time.
  • Shows the Horatii brothers swearing an oath to their father and their country as sacrifices for the sake of their country.
  • People queued to see this painting in the Salon, to the public this was one of the first moments which showed that the revolution was declared.
  • This painting was aimed at…


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