Trivium Art HistoryPeter Paul Rubens

The Triumph of Henry IV

The Triumph of Henry IV, 1631 — Peter Paul Rubens
49.5 cm83.5 cm

The Triumph of Henry IV is a Rococo, Neoclassical, Oil on Canvas Painting created by Peter Paul Rubens from 1627 to 1631. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Grisaille. Source

A grisaille sketch for a painting of Henry IV, the King of France. Peter Paul Rubens was contracted in 1622 to paint the King "in the manner of the triumphs of the Romans." This sketch was the last of four Rubens made to prepare for the final work.

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