Otto IV


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Otto IV

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(Biography) ?1175–1218. German king and Holy Roman Emperor (1198–1215): invaded S Italy (1210) but was later (1214) defeated by France and deposed
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In that work, which consists of a broad beige field covered with a mix of ropy skeins, pronounced splatters, and variously emphatic and doodling gestures in predominantly black, red, and white paint, and which was painted in the course of one afternoon on April 25, 1954 (for the rapidly approaching Salon de Mai), Mathieu had set himself the goal of "reconstructing on canvas the decisive 13th-century conflict between the armies of the King of France and Emperor Otto IV.
Baldwin's study, by contrast, offers a dense but persuasive analysis of Renart's direction of his romances towards those sympathetic to the Welf candidate for the German imperial throne, Emperor Otto IV of Brunswick, in the crisis of 1197-1217.
He later received an appointment from the Holy Roman emperor Otto IV as marshal of the kingdom of Arles, and he appears to have remained in the imperial service until Otto's death in 1218.