The Apotheosis of Henry IV and the Proclamation of the Regency of Marie de Medicis on May 14, 1610. Peter Paul Rubens

Decoration for the palace of Marie de Médicis, the second wife and the widow of the king Henri IV who was assasinated

The dead king is carried on the left side by Zeus and Cronus to Olympus . On the right side in black is Marie his wife


Oil on canvas

394 X 727 cm.

Musée du Louvre, Paris

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Peter Paul Rubens

Laocoon, 1600/8
Aeneas And His Family Departing From Troy, 1602/3
Death of Hippolytus, c. 1610/12
Prometheus Bound, 1611/12
Jupiter and Callisto, c. 1613
Ixion with Nephele, (1615)
Satyr and Maiden with Basket of Fruit, c 1615
Venus and Adonis , c 1615
Venus at a Mirror, 1615
Diana with Nymphs, c 1615
Jupiter and Ganymede, Grangerel, engraving after Rubens 1786/1808
* The daughters of Cecrops finding the infant Erichthonius of Athens, 1616
The hunt of Meleagros and Atalante (Calydonian Boar) c. 1617/28
Mars and Rhea Silvia, , c. 1616/7 (C)
The Rape of the daughters of Leucippus, c. 1618
Head of Medusa, c. 1618
Drunken Silenus, c. 1618
Perseus and Andromeda , 1620/1
Perseus Freeing Andromeda , c. 1622
Stormy Landscape with Philemon and Baucis, c. 1625
The Rape of Europa, 1628/9
Achilles, 1630/5
The Judgement of Paris, c. 1632
Venus and Adonis , c 1635
Saturn devouring his son. , 1636
Mercury and Argus , c 1636
* Clytie Grieving, 1636
The Fall of Icarus, 1636
The Three Graces, c. 1636/8
The Apotheosis of Hercules, 1637/8
* Tereus Confronted with the Head of his Son Itys, 1636/38
The Three Graces with a Basket of Roses , Stockholm, Nationalmuseum
The Judgement of Paris, c. 1638/9
Diana and her Nymphs Surprised by the Fauns, 1638/40
Venus in Fur-Coat, 1630/40
Venus, Mars and Cupid, (1577-1640)
Perseus and Andromeda , 1639/40
Deucalion and Pyrrha, s (1577-1640) 26 x 42 cm , Prado Museumv

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