Drawing, "Sketches for Scenes Four and Five of Cartoon for Cotton Printing: L'Histoire de Henri IV", ca. 1820
Graphite on paper.
Gift of Bridget Mahon. 1898-21-22-a.
- Possibly by Hartmann et Fils Manufactory
What is this?
Island scene from Voltaire's epic. Henri the IV before his tent on the field of battle, outside the walls of Paris, counsels the Chevalier d'Aumale before his duel with Henri, Vicomte de Turenne (Canto X, lines 48-49).