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The Princess Palatine Elizabeth Charlotte (1652-1722) was a German princess and, as Madame, the wife of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, younger brother of Louis XIV of France, and mother of France's ruler during the Regency.

The Princess Palatine Elizabeth Charlotte was a German princess and the wife of Monsieur, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, younger brother of Louis XIV of France. Mother of France's ruler during the Regency.

Mme. Françoise Athénaïs Montespan (1641-1707) was the mistress of Louis XIV. She was maid of honor to Queen Marie Thérèse, his Queen. She bore the king several children. Their education was entrusted to Mme. de Maintenon, who succeeded her in the king’s favor. Montespan was a demon in the advancement of her bastards by Louis, all of whom were given titles and great wealth. It took years to get rid of her.

Françoise Athénaïs Montespan was the mistress of Louis XIV. She was maid of honor to Queen Marie Thérèse, his Queen. She bore the king several children. Their education was entrusted to Mme. de Maintenon, who succeeded her in the king’s favor.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Louis XIV, 1665  Marble (Chateau de Versailles). In April 1665 Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) succumbed to the ongoing entreaties of Louis XIV and went to Paris to work on designs for the east facade of the Louvre, then the royal residence. Everywhere along his route people lined the streets to get a glimpse of the famous artist, then in his 67th year.

BERNINI Gian Lorenzo - Italian (Naples Rome) - The Bust of Louis XIV - 1665 during Berninis visit to Paris. It has been called the “grandest piece of portraiture of the baroque age”.

Louis XIV at the Académie de Sciences, 1666. Detail, Testelin. Note the ribbons at his breeches, shirt, cravat and on his right shoulder. French

64 (detail of Louis XIV) at the Académie de Sciences, 1666 in the large group portrait painting by Testelin.

"Louis XIV”When was Louis xvi death. Answer….On January 20, 1793, the National Convention condemned Louis XVI to death, his execution scheduled for the next day. Louis spent that evening saying goodbye to his wife and children

"Louis XIV”When was Louis xvi death.On January the National Convention condemned Louis XVI to death, his execution scheduled for the next day. Louis spent that evening saying goodbye to his wife and children

Louis XIV STYLE late 1600's COSTUME DESCRIPTION:  Jerkin pale yellow silk, lace applications gold and glitter. Bloomers with pale yellow silk covered with gold mesh. Canons lace. Rhingrave pale yellow silk. Gold ribbons, white, yellow. Braid and gold sequins. WORK:  Precious ridiculous (The) COMPOSER / AUTHOR  after Molière DIRECTOR:  Jean-Luc Boutté DATE OF PRODUCTION:  1993-02-06 PLACE OF PRODUCTION:  French comedy, Paris (Salle Richelieu)

Comedie-Francaise, Mascarillo costume: Jerkin of pale yellow silk, lace applications gold and glitter. Bloomers with pale yellow silk covered with gold mesh. Braid and gold sequins.

Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is one of the longest in French and European history. He is known for his patronage to the arts, building the palace of Versaille, his ego and extravagance.

Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House…

Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV's wife

Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV’s wife

Contrary to caption, this is not "Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV's wife" but Queen Marie Leczinska of France, consort of Louis XV. By Louis Tocque, at the Louvre. (Clothing would be wrong for Maria Theresa.

Louis XIV, le Roi-Soleil

Louis XIV, le Roi-Soleil One Monarch who loved a building project!

An idealized sculpture of the Sun King-- Louis XIV.

Museo Immaginario Arti senza Tempo Jean Varin: Marble Bust of Louis XIV in Roman armor with a relief of Apollo, representing the Sun King,

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