French School, (18th century); French. Medium: coloured engraving. Date: 18th Century. Allegedly the guards trampled on the Tricolore cockades as a symbol of rejection of the National Assembly; there is no evidence to support this invention of the revolutionary journalist, Jean-Paul Marat (1743-93); Provenance: Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.