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Hyacinthe Rigaud - Jules Hardouin-Mansart

Jules HardouinMansartFirst Architect and Supervisor of the Royal Buildings A roof with a double slope is called 'Mansartroof' Canvas 139 x 106 cm.

Mollier/Benserade, Ballet Royal de la Nuit, 1653: 4. part-Louis XIV als Apollo…

Top 10 Amazing Facts about the Extraordinary King Louis XIV

Louis XIV (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1643 until his death.[1] His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of monarchs of major countries in European history.[2]

The Age of Exuberance: Baroque Era Design

Louis XIV : King Louis XIV of France, known as the Sun King, lived a lavish lifestyle and built the palace of Versailles. His reign, which lasted from 1643 until his death in redefined royal opulence and the power of the absolute monarch.

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Louis XIV, roi de France, avec son frère Philippe, duc d'Orléans (en rouge, à droite) et Colbert (en noir, à gauche), par Testelin

Louis XIV, roi de France, avec son frère Philippe, duc d'Orléans (en rouge, à droite) et Colbert (en noir, à gauche), par Testelin

Louis-XI of France. 3 July 1423- 30 August 1483. Son to Charles VII, King of France, and Marie of Anjou. Husband of Margaret of Scotland, and Charlotte of Savoy. Father to Charles VIII, King of France.

School of Tours, Louis XI, King of France – Oil on panel: 14 ¾ x 8 ¾ in. Painted circa 1469 © The Weiss Gallery

In this picture the man is wearing a lace jabot, which are the ruffles on the front of his shirt. the jabot is usually attached to the kneckband and falls down the front of the shirt.

The Baroque Period in all its Grandiloquence

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776.

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Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria visited Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI on 7 February 1775 at the Château de la Muette.

Louis VIII le Lion (05/09/1187 Paris - 08/11/1226 Montpensier) - Fils de Philippe II Auguste - Dynastie des Capétiens

King Louis VIII "the Lion" of France. September 8 November My great grandfather. He was the son of King Philip II of France and Isabelle of Hainaut. He was married to Blanche of Castile and father to St. Louis XI King of France.

Marie Thérèse of Austria.  Devoted wife to Louis XIV.  She died at Versailles at age 45, on July 30, 1683, just three months after the court was moved to Versailles.

1638 - Maria Teresa of Austria daughter of Felipe IV and Elisabeth of France.(Elizabeth was the daughter of Henri IV and Marie de Medicis). Unlike France, Spain did not have Salic Law. Theresa's brother Balthazar Charles died in

Louis XIV, by Henri de Gissey (1654). He began to dance professionally at the age of 13.

Louis XIV in the guise of Apollo. Henri Gissey Graphite, watercolour, bodycolour and gold paint on vellum