Segment of great intensity part of the painting “The Rape of the Sabine Women“. Despite of what our eyes might read at first sight, it represents the cessation of combat upon Hersilia’s intervention. This Sabine woman drives herself before the charging soldiers, avoiding the persistence of the bloodshed.
Few words can express the strength in this marvelous neoclassical painting by Jaques Louis David. Only witnessing it might do, at the Louvre Museum under the inventory number 3691.
Closing of the Louvre
After the closing of Louvre’s museum, the image shows the particular situation of this masterpiece, once, laid back in the storage room of the great museum, hidden from the public.