Drawing, "Sketches 4 and 5 of cartoon for cotton printing:The History of Henry IV [L'Histoire de Henri IV]", ca. 1820 Graphite on paper. Gift of Bridget Mahon. 1898-21-22-a.
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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).