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Allegory of the birth of the dauphin Louis Joseph, showing Marie Antoinette as Venus holding ‘Love’ in her arms Augustin Pajou

Allegory on the birth of Louis Joseph, dauphin of France, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

Ancient Roman sculpture showing the young Marcus Aurelius. 139-144 AD, Capitoline Museum.

A painting of Marie Antoinette done on enamel, signed by T. Leroy.

Venus of Arles (Aphrodite), Roman statute (copy) (marble), original attributed to Praxiteles, discovered in Arles, 1st century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

pink, French, marie antoinette

"Ceres" by Augustin Pajou (c. 1765) The Louvre, Paris

Marie Antoinette.

'Venus and Mars' - Antonio Canova, Italian (1757-1822)

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (age 23) (1755-1793) by Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755–1842) 1778

Maria Theresa of Austria (Spanish: María Teresa; French: Marie-Thérèse) (10 September 1638 – 30 July 1683) was the daughter of Philip IV, King of Spain and Elizabeth of France. Maria Theresa was Queen of France as wife of King Louis XIV and mother of the Grand Dauphin, an ancestor of the last four Bourbon kings of France.

An Art Deco bronze and ivory figure by J Ulrich, Austria ca. 1930

A portrait of Louis-Charles and Marie-Therese Charlotte, children of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

Detail - Antonio Canova | Adone e Venere.

Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ by E. Gaulle & P. Petitot - St Denis Basilica, burial place of nearly every French king from 10th-18th c. During the Revolution, bodies were removed, dumped in large pits & dissolved with lime (Marie & Louis had been buried at La Madeleine). In 1815 meager remains of Louis & Marie (reputedly) were returned. In 1817 the mass graves were opened & co-mingled remains placed in an ossuary in St. Denis - marble plates list the 100s of names. [1st of 2 pin...

Bust of Juliette Récamier (back view) ~ Joseph Chinard, c.1801-2 (J. Paul Getty Museum)

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776.

Augustin Pajou, Mercury or Commerce, 1780

Matthias Steinl (1643/44–1727), Allegory of the Elements of Water and Air, ca. 1688. Walrus tooth, height 43,4 cm, depth 6,6–9,7 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

Anonymous painter-Terracotta bust of Marie Antoinette in the manner of Augustin Pajou

Augustin Pajou, Pluto Enchaining Cerberus, Marble, The Louvre