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Portrait of Louis XIV

1701

Why is it canonical?

During the rise of the Baroque, many European countries began consolidating their control under an all powerful state. This was especially true in France under Louis XIV. This portrait is a representation of the grandiosity and splendor of the king.

Creators

Hyacinthe Rigaud

Locations

France

Media

Painting Oil

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