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Don Pedro of Toledo Kissing the Sword of Henri IV

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

Don Pedro of Toledo Kissing the Sword of Henri IV

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
  • Original Title: Don Pedro de Tolède baisant l'épée d'Henri IV
  • Date: 1831
  • Style: Neoclassicism
  • Genre: history painting
  • Tag: famous-people, Henri-IV
  • Dimensions: 36 x 28 cm
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Don Pedro of Toledo Kissing Henry IV's Sword is an 1814 painting in the Troubador style by the French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, showing the Spanish ambassador Pedro Álvarez de Toledo, 5th Marquis of Villafranca kissing the sword of Henry IV of France (held by a young page) in the salle des Caryatides of the Louvre palace.

The artist painted four versions of the subject between 1814 and 1832:

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