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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Sketches for scene 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". The entrance of Henry IV into Paris, approaching on horseback the Cathedral of Notre Dame, his subjects kneeling before him. (Canto X, lines 512-514).

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Donor
Bridget Mahon

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design

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