Death of King Charles XII
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The composition is depicted against a dark background (events are taking place at night). One can see five male figures that are dressed in Swedish military uniforms of the time of King Charles XII. There are tricorns on their heads. The soldier in the foreground has a sword with a wide shoulder belt on the left side. One of the men is shining a night lantern over a motionless (dead) body that is lying in the left corner of the drawing and having a firm hold over a sword with his right hand. There is a tricorn next to his body.
In the right lower corner of the work there is an author's inscription "AG" and date 1867.
- The name of the person portrayed
- King Charles XII of Sweden
- Lifetime of the person portrayed