French School, (18th century); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1795. Joseph Le Bon (1765-95) French politician during the period of the French Revolution; mayor of arras and administrator of the Pas-de Calais region; although accused of abuse of power and executed in 1795, he was responsible for saving Cambrai from capture by the Austrian army; Provenance: Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.