(b. 1797, Paris, d. 1856, Paris)

Cardinal Mazarin's Last Sickness

Oil on canvas, 57 x 97 cm
Wallace Collection, London

Two once famous pictures by Delaroche in the Wallace Collection illustrate the contrasting last days of the two great French Cardinals, Mazarin eager for wealth, Richelieu thirsting for revenge.

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