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.

Château de Maintenon, France

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VERSAILLES_La Cour de Marbre, accès restreint au Roi, à la Famille Royale et aux Ducs et Pairs de France.                                                                                                                                                      More

An Insight Into the Royal Chateau of the Loire Valley

Cour de Marbre à Château de Versailles (The Marble Court) The Marble Court must have just been polished because the reflection is quite dazzling.

Louis XIII of France - After twenty-three years of marriage and four stillbirths, Anne finally gave birth to a son on 5 September 1638, the future Louis XIV.

Le Roi Louis le Quatorze de la France - King Louis the Fourteenth of France Portrait at 8 years old by Philippe De Champaigne

17th Century France

17th Century France

Louis XIV, King of France, in 1661 Charles Le Brun Portrait of Louis XIV 1661 oil on canvas

The ring of King St. Louis of France (Louis IX). Enamels and gold with a sapphire was found in the Abbey of St. Denis.

The fourteenth-century signet ring of St Louis of France: enamelled gold with a sapphire.


François-Hubert Drouais, Portrait of Madame Sophie, Oil on canvas, 221 x 146 cm…

The eldest son of King Henry IV and Marie de Médicis, Louis succeeded to the throne upon the assassination of his father in May 1610. The Queen Mother was regent until Louis came of age in 1614; but she continued to govern for three years thereafter. As part of her policy of allying France with Spain, she arranged the marriage (November 1615) between Louis and Anne of Austria, daughter of the Spanish king Philip III.

According to Wikipedia, Louis XIII September 1601 – 14 May was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1610 to 1643 and King of Navarre (as Louis II) from 1610 to when the crown of Navarre was merged to the French crown.

The Marie Antoinette Diamonds.According to sworn documents, the original earrings were owned by Marie Antoinette, the queen of France who was guillootined in 1793 during the French Revolution.    The earrings were said to be a gift from her husband, King Louis XVI. According to one legend, she had them with her when she was arrested fleeing the French Revolution in 1791. Grand Duchess Tatiana Yousupoff of Russia later acquired the earrings. They stayed within her family until 1928.

The Marie Antoinette diamonds The original earrings were owned by Marie Antoinette, the queen of France; guillootined in 1793 during the French Revolution.Aaid to be a gift from her husband, King Louis XVI. According to one legend, she had them with her

Ludvig XIV – Le Roi Soleil;     september 5.  1638, Saint-Germain-en-Laye   – september 1.   1715, Versailles,  France.

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.

A arquiduquesa aos 14 anos de idade, no retrato oficial enviado a Versalhes. Pastel de Joseph Ducreux (1769).

Eye For Design: Marie Antoinette, Life At The Court Of Versailles. Maria Antoinette, at the age of thirteen: this miniature portrait was sent to the dauphin, so he could see his bride before he met her, by Joseph Ducreux

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