Queen Gunhilda, consort of King Henry III of Germany, receives from her page the severed head of the man who had accused her of adultery, after he had been defeated by the page in combat, but Gunhilda renounces her victory. Engraving by S.F. Ravenet after A. Casali.
- Casali, Andrea, 1705-1784.
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She rolls her eyes upwards to indicate that she renounces her husband's court for a life of religion. The decapitated body of her accuser is carried away in the right background