Alegoria del Matrimonio de Luis XVI y María Antonieta
Louis XVI and Confessor
L’ÉGOUT ROYAL, caricature of the royal family and the mayor of Paris as "royal sewage", 1791, French school
Allegory on the coronation of Louis XVI, lettered state of frontispiece to Abbé de Lubersac's 'Discours sur les monuments publics de tous les âges et de tous les peuples connus...' 1775, Etching and engraving (British Museum)
The Rococo: The Extremities of Hairstyles in the 1770’s
Giant Coiffure. Late 18th century the hairstyle when to extremities. During this time, they had a stick to help them to hold the wig up and also the wigs were generally full of parasites, so they could also scats their head when the icing came too much.
Portrait de la reine Marie-Antoinette, de sa fille et de son second fils
The Martyrdom of King Louis XVI by Isaac Cruikshank. Louis addresses Heaven, proclaiming, "Forgive my enemies. I die innocent!" Images of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette produced during the Bourbon Restoration were highly romanticized, often portray the tragic king and queen as martyrs.
Portrait of Marie Antoinette
Les adieux de Louis XVI, depicting the King's final farewell to his family, 1793 engraving by Alexandre Tardieu