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Bruce Bailey
Bruce Bailey • 1 year ago

This is a fabulous portrait of Louis XVI's sister, Marie Adélaïde Clotilde, and brother, Charles (aka Comte d'Artois). Plump Clotilde balance a plate of ripe fruit while sitting astride a goat. Clotilde would grow from plump to fat and was even called Gros-Madame. She later married Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, to whom she remained devoted.

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