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THE LICTORS RETURNING TO BRUTUS THE BODIES OF HIS SONS

The Lictors Returning to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons by Jacques-Louis David

This painting hangs in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. It was painted by Jacques-Louis David in 1789 at the beginning of the French Revolution, another struggle for liberty.  
 
To hear more about this painting, you can watch a Khan Academy video that will tell you more about the history behind the painting.
David also sketched a study of this scene before he painted it. You can view the sketch at the Metropolitan Museum of Art website. You can also watch a Khan Academy video about the sketch and how it differs from the final painting.

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