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ID: 700001222Record Type: Movable Work
Egalité (etching (print); unknown printmaker; published ca. 1793; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 2699-822; 699822; (CMalG)1516-756; accession number: P980009* (bx.20,f.5))
Note: The print is related to the decree of August 17, 1793, ordered by the Paris Commune, requiring that titles, medals, and other emblems of distinction be deposited at the municipality. A knight of Saint-Louis gives his medals to the secretary of the municipality who, watched by sans-culottes, draws them in the Register of Equality. A statue of Equality, holding fasces, a scale of justice, and a level, adorns the office; Forms part of: Prints of the French Revolution, 1774-ca. 1840 (Special Collections, accn. no. P980009*). Publication: [ca. 1793].
Titles:
Egalité (preferred,C,U,RP,French-P,U,U)
Equality: The medals of a knight of Saint-Louis are entered in the Register of Equality under observation by the sansculottes (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published ca. 1793

Creator Display:
unknown printmaker [preferred,VP]
unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 2699-822; 699822; (CMalG)1516-756; accession number: P980009* (bx.20,f.5)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Display Materials: 1 print: etching, hand colored
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
hand coloring [300133555]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <additive and joining processes and techniques>, coloring (process))

Dimensions: image 21.4 x 30.8 cm, on sheet 28.8 x 32.4 cm, on blue mount 31.8 x 36.2 cm
General Subject:
satire (preferred )
history and legend

Specific Subjects:
Equality (symbolic representation)
..... Iconography Candidate
French Revolution
..... Iconography Candidate
sansculottes [300379145]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by ideology| philosophy| or political activity>, revolutionaries) (AAT)
caricatures [300015634]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by form>, <visual works by form: image form>) (AAT)
liberty cap [300379146]
.....(Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), costume accessories, costume accessories worn, accessories worn on the head, headgear, caps (headgear), <caps by form>) (AAT)
medals [300046025]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by form>) (AAT)

Provenance: Unidentified collector's mark on recto: MD; lfell; Purchase.
Inscriptions: Egalité. Inscription in the lower margin: Les porteurs de Charbon, comme les Chevaliers de St. Louis, sont tenus de déposer au secrétariat ...;
Marks: collector's marks
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Egalité........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 699822
Equality: The medals of a knight of Saint-Louis are entered in the Register of Equality under observation by the sansculottes........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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