French School, (16th century); French. Medium: woodcut. Date: 1599. Henri IV (1553-1610) King of France and Navarre entered Rouen in 1596 to begin a council of French nobles intent on restoring the state's financial situation and continuing the King's course towards reconciliation, particularly between the Catholic and Protestant factions in the realm. Image shows part of the city's celebrations upon his arrival. Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.