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Henri IV and the Spanish Ambassador
  • Richard Parkes Bonington (1802 - 1828)
  • Henri IV and the Spanish Ambassador
  • France
  • c. 1825
  • Painting
  • Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour with gum varnish on paper
  • Image size: 15.5 x 17.2 cm
  • P733
  • Not on display
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • For the subject see Bonington, 'Henri IV and the Spanish Ambassador', P351, a version in oils exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1827-8. The execution of this watercolour, probably painted earlier, c.1825, is considerably weaker.