September massacres


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September massacres:

see French RevolutionFrench Revolution,
political upheaval of world importance in France that began in 1789. Origins of the Revolution

Historians disagree in evaluating the factors that brought about the Revolution.
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Of the Revolution's many episodes, the September Massacres is the one that historians are most likely to censure, but this was not Prieur's response.
While he continued to employ this rhetoric throughout the period in which he compiled a pictorial record of the Revolution, in his illustrations of the Storming of the Tuileries and the September Massacres, he harnessed a talent for portraying violence that no longer served his original rhetorical purposes.
Prieur chose for his illustration of the September Massacre not the scene outside the Abbaye, but one presumably inside the same building.