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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

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Marie Antoinette Inspired Pearl and Hoop Earrings

Jewelry was very important to high status individuals. Pearls were also a simple of purity which were Marie Antoinette's favorite.

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Marie Antoinette - Large Hand-Cut Silhouette Papercut On Toile Fabric And Canvas, 22x28, Limited Collectors Edition

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Aphrodite of Milos, better known as the Venus de Milo Greek sometime between 130 and 100 BC

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

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…

Marie Antoinette with her children Princess Marie Therese Charlotte of France and Dauphin Louis Joseph of France, by Adolf Ulrik Wertmuller, 1785. The queen strolls trough the gardens at her beloved Petite Trianon clutching the wrist of the four year old dauphin.