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Hanging of Traitors at Warsaw’s Old Town Market, Jean-Pierre Norblin, 1794

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Hanging of Traitors at Warsaw’s Old Town Market, Jean-Pierre Norblin, 1794

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Hanging of Traitors at Warsaw’s Old Town Market, a contemporary painting by Jean-Pierre Norblin. The supporters of the Targowica Confederation, responsible for the second partition of Poland, became public enemies. If they could not be apprehanded, their portraits were hanged instead.