The Death of Marat by Jacques-Louis David

Detail of The Death of Marat showing the paper held in Marat’s left hand. The letter reads (in French) “Il suffit que je sois bien malheureuse pour avoir droit a votre bienveillance” or in English, “Because I am unhappy, I have a right to your help”

The Death of Marat by Jacques-Louis David

Detail of The Death of Marat showing the paper held in Marat’s left hand. The letter reads (in French) “Il suffit que je sois bien malheureuse pour avoir droit a votre bienveillance” or in English, “Because I am unhappy, I have a right to your help”