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Liberty Leading The People

Liberty leading the people (french: la liberté guidant le peuple) is a painting by eugène delacroix commemorating the july revolution of 1830, which toppled charles x of france. a woman personifying liberty leads the people forward over the bodies of the fallen, holding the flag of the french revolution - the tricolor flag which is still france's flag today - in one hand and brandishing a bayonetted musket with the other.