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Define the Female Allegory of France

Define the Female Allegory of France

  • Marianne was the female allegory of France who represented the nation.
  • It was a popular Christian name.
  • Underlined the idea of people's nation.
  • Her characteristics were drawn from Liberty and Republic, that is, Red Cap, Tricolor, Cockade.
  • Statues of Marianne were erected in public squares to remind the public of national symbol of unity and to persuade people to identify with it.
  • Marianne images were marked on coins and stamps.
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