Ars longa, vita brevis, iudicium difficile.
Fifty years before Louis XIV wielded the bolts of Jupiter, Henri IV is shown here as Mars in person. This portrait was painted for the Queen’s Gallery at Fontainebleau, and has been variously attributed to Ambroise du Bois and Jacques Bunel.
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