Tag: King

Salomone e la Regina di Saba (Porta del Paradiso)

Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378-1455) Salomone e la Regina di Saba (Solomon and the Queen of Sheba) 1425–1452 Gilt bronze Battistero di San Giovanni, Firenze This is the tenth panel of the Gates of Paradise, with the story of Solomon and the Queen of…

Retrato de Fernando VII (c.1814-1815)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Retrato de Fernando VII (Portrait of Ferdinand VII) c.1814–1815 Oil on canvas, 84 x 63.5 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid See also: • Fernando VII, King of Spain (1784-1833)

Fernando VII (España)

(1784–1833) “El Deseado”, “El rey Felón” King of Spain (1808) King of Spain (1813–1833) Fernando VII in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La familia de Carlos IV 1800 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Retrato de Fernando VII c.1814–1815…

Philippe II Auguste (France)

(1165–1223) King of France (1180–1223) Philippe II Auguste in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey Starring: Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn   Born August 21 1165 Paris (France) Died July 14 1223 Mantes (France)

John (England)

(1166–1216) John Lackland, Jean sans Terre King of England (1199–1216) Lord of Ireland (1177–1216) Count of Poitiers (1199–1204) Duke of Normandy (1199–1204) Duke of Aquitaine (1199–1216) John Lackland in Literature: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): King John (1596) John Lackland in Film: The Lion in…

Richard I (England)

(1157–1199) Richard the Lionheart, Richard Coeur de Lion Duke of Aquitaine (1168–1199) Count of Poitiers (1169–1196) Duke of Normandy (1189–1199) Count of Anjou (1189–1199) King of England (1189–1199) Richard the Lionheart in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey…

Henry II (England)

(1133–1189) Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet Henry FitzEmpress, Henry Curtmantle Duke of Normandy (1150–1189) Count of Anjou (1151–1189) Duke of Aquitaine (1152–1189) Count of Poitiers (1156–1189) King of England (1154–1189) Henry II in Art: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Fair Rosamund…