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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Sketches for scenes 1 and 2 of the cartoon for cotton printing: The History of Henry IV [L'Histoire de Henri IV]", ca. 1820

type: Drawing

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Scene from Voltaire's epic, "Henriade". Henry IV seated in a landscape near the Port of Dieppe, with his friend, Duplessis-Mornay, converses with a holy hermit (Canto I, lines 229-232).

Participants

Possibly
Hartmann et Fils Manufactory
Donor
Bridget Mahon

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design

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