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The Tennis Court Oath was a pledge taken by Third Estate deputies to the Estates-General. It was sworn in a Versailles tennis court on June 20th 1789. 2. After days of disputes over voting procedures, the king scheduled a séance royale for June 23rd. When the Third Estate gathered to meet on June 20th, they found the doors to their meeting ...
The Tennis Court Oath (20 June 1789) preceded the abolition of feudalism (4 August 1789) and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (26 August 1789) as the National Assembly became increasingly radical. Following the 100 year celebration of the oath in 1889, what had been the Royal Tennis Court was again forgotten and deteriorated.
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Indoor tennis court crowded with men taking an oath, surrounding Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, standing at centre in profile to right, watched by spectators from a loggia in background; proof illustration to an unidentified publication. Wood-engraving on thin paper
A Classical Source for David's 'Oath of the Tennis Court' BY ANDREW A. KAGAN ONE of the problems associated with David's study for the Oath of the Tennis Court (1791, Fig.43)1 concerns the figure group at the left foreground. An elderly man is being carried into the Jeu de Paume in a chair. He seems quite feeble, and the blankness of his
The Tennis Court Oath (French: Le Serment du Jeu de paume) is an incomplete painting by Jacques-Louis David, painted between 1790 and 1794 and showing the titular Tennis Court Oath at Versailles, one of the foundational events of the French Revolution.
The Tennis Court Oath , French deputies taking the oath / Aquatint by Janinet, June 20 France, French Revolution of 1789, Paris, Carnavalet Museum. French Revolution, Jean Sylvain Bailly was a French astronomer, mathematician, freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French... Tennis court oath at Jeu de Paume, 20th June 1789.