ЛИКТОРЫ ПРИНОСЯТ БРУТУ ТЕЛА ЕГО СЫНОВЕЙ

Jacques Louis David

THE LITERS BROUGH THE BODY OF THE BODY OF ITS SONS
(1789. Paris, Louvre) The painting was commissioned by Louis XVI and finished by David just on the days of the capture of the Bastille. The choice of one of the most frankly republican heroic themes of Roman history ensured the huge success of the canvas, which is soon endowed with a certain political significance. In the meeting of Art and History, a highly rhetorical display of the new valor (virtus) is concluded.