HESS, Peter von
(b. 1792, Düsseldorf, d. 1871, München)

The Entry of King Othon of Greece into Nauplia

Oil on canvas, 269 x 415 cm
Neue Pinakothek, Munich

Otto von Bayern, the 17 year old son of King Ludwig I, was enthroned by the European powers as king of Greece in 1823. He reigned until 1862 when he was deposed.

This painting was commissioned by King Ludwig I of Bavaria.