Louis Dupre is a French history painter and lithographer born in 1789 and dead in 1837. He studied with David in Paris and travelled a lot in Europe. Although he is especially noted for his paintings with Orientalist and Philhellene themes he also made amazing depictions of French history. Let's have a look at some of them.
Here is the escape of Louis XVI and his family in 1791 :
Here is the return of Louis XVI to Paris after his arrest at Varennes :
There's also this interesting view of the old Pont Au Change :
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.