Olga's Gallery

Peter Paul Rubens


Apotheosis of Henry IV.

1621-1625. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note.

Peter Paul Rubens. Apotheosis of Henry IV.

Apotheosis of Henry IV. The King, assassinated by a madman, is lifted to the heavens by the Olympian gods, while the bereaved Queen accepts from France the orb, symbol of government