Southern Folk Artist & Antiques Dealer/Collector: Marie Antoinette's gift to Maria Feodorovna Her Brother Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria visited Marie Antoinette and her husband on 7 February 1775 at the Château de la Muette.
Palace of Versailles. One of France's most visited tourist sites, the chateau de Versailles west of Paris has been undergoing renovation work since 2003 when the government launched a old "Grand Versailles" project to restore it to full former glory.
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.
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.
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