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26-03-08/46 Johannot,Tony. The barricade of 184...
Revolution of 1848: the revolutionaries try to storm the Palais Royal; because of the fierce resistance of the garrison, they set fire to the palace water tower. Many defenders die asphyxiated; the others surrender. Canvas, 59,5 x 73 cm
'Worker', 1848 by Johann Baptist Reiter (1813-1890). Painted in a year of revolutions. What a fine pair of braces, though it looks as if he may not have been working terribly hard, as there is a woman's hat hanging on the tree.