Delaroche, Hippolyte (Paul) (1797-1856); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 19th Century. Also known as Le Balafre; supervised the murder of Coligny; helped establish the Holy League against the Bourbons; assassinated by order of Henri III; role in the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre; Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Blois, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.