Karl I. von Anjou an der Leiche Manfreds by Carl Rahl Remastered Xzendor7 Classical Art Reproduction
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Karl I. von Anjou an der Leiche Manfreds nach der Schlacht von Benevent am 26, Februar 1266 c1838 by Austrian Painter Carl Rahl (1812 - 1865); a portrait and historical painter as well as a professor of art; son of engraver Carl Heinrich Rahl (1779 - 1843).
This is a powerful scene filled with the sorrows of war, depicting Charles I of Anjou, France over the dead body of King Manfred of Sicily after the major medieval Battle of Benevento on February 26, 1266.
The battle resulted in Charles I conquering the Kingdom of Sicily, which effectively ended the rule of the Hohenstaufen dynasty in the Italian Peninsula and marked the rise of the Royal Capetian House of Anjou.
October 2nd, 2022
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