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Louis XVI (1754-1793; reigned 1774-1791) was a slow, well-meaning, but stubborn man. Like his grandfather Louis XV, he showed genuine concern for his subjects. He lacked a strong will and was the pawn of special interests. He paid for his weakness at the guillotine. He would have been an excellent constitutional monarch, had he been able to bring the Bourbons through the first two years of the Revolution.
1782-1783 Alexander Roslin - Louis XVI (Royal Castle, Warsaw)
Suzanne van saved to 1780’s
“Este fin de semana en #1obra1artista se comenta el retrato de Luis XVI de #Callet (1778-79) http://t.co/3KngXfBc8o”
Javier Cisneros saved to Desastre de cajón
vivelareine: Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776.
Raphael B Babin Jr saved to Eu_Fr_F
On the cold, foggy morning of January 21, 1793—225 years ago—French King Louis XVI made the hour and a half journey through the city of Paris from the Temple, the fortified medieval monastery where he was imprisoned, to the Place de la Révolution, where the scaffold for his execution was assembled.
Bill Bahr saved to French Revolution
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A Large and Very Impressive Late 19th Century Louis XVI Style Giltwood Throne Chair - Charles Cheriff Galleries
The oval backrest finely carved with pierced spiral frame suspended from two spiral-fluted spindles leading to flames, the seat rail carved with laurels and raised on four patera-headed stop-fluted tapering legs. Details: Height - 50 inches / 127cm Width - 30 inches / 76cm Depth - 29 inches / 74cm
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