Claude Cholat

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Siege of the Bastille

Claude Cholat was a French painter. He created the painting La Prise de la Bastille (Siege of the Bastille) after the storming of the Bastille in 1789.[1] During the storming, he operated a cannon and fought for the National Guard.[1]


  1. ^ a b Schama, Simon (2004). Citizens: a Chronicle of the French Revolution. London: Penguin. pp. 340–341. ISBN 978-0-14-101727-3. Retrieved 20 November 2012.