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- Series: Zweihundert Illustrationen zu den Werken Friedrichs des Grossen
Left - a nude man, the Marquis de Valory, standing by a bed with the figure of St Godiva, who has advised him to swap beds with Darget, resting on a cloud above and shielding her face with a fan; right - two mounted soldiers drag the naked Darget from his bed. 1846-1857
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Height: 102 millimetres
Width: 113 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Illustration to the fourth song of 'Palladion'.
Darget was the secretary of the Marques of Valory, one of Friedrich's friends, who was captured in place of his master. Friedrich, who heard of this story, was impressed by his loyalty and hired him.
Four bound volumes of 'Illustrationen zu Werken Friedrichs des Grossen' are kept at 160.c.11-14.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Illustrations to the works of Frederick the Great
Associated Title: Palladion
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