French School, (18th century); French. Medium: coloured engraving. Date: 1790. �trennes patriotiques offertes au roi. In 1790 Louis XVI still embodied the hope at the beginning of the French Revolution of a peaceful transition to a reformed French constitution based on "la Nation, la Loi, le Roi" (The nation, the Law and the King). Provenance: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.