INGRES, Jean-Auguste-Dominique
(b. 1780, Montauban, d. 1867, Paris)

The Sword of Henri IV

Oil on canvas, 36 x 28 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

In the staircase of the Louvre, Don Pedro de Toledo, the Spanish Ambassador, kisses the sword of Henri IV. This is a later version of three other variants of this subject.