Explanation of Louis XVI style Chairs One would think the difference between Louis XV and Louis XVI styles to be self-evident...
Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette's husband, king of France. As the former King of France, Louis XVI was executed by guillotine on January 21, 1793. The National Convention had taken power a few months earlier.
vivelareine: Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette;... - marieantoinettesplayhouse
Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776.
19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Gilded Mirror
Antique French Louis XVI Gilded Mirror image 3
CHAIR LEGS Style Louis XVI
Versailles: Marie Antoinette's Private Apartments
Marie Antoinette's apartment. I love the light blues. and the mirrors. It was better in person.
Court Costume, France, Louis XVI, cut velvet in garnet with silver and gold embroidery and glass bead trimming. "Costume civil de cour en velours ciselé. Époque Louis XVI". via Alain Truong
A chair which was used for the service of Madame Elisabeth, sister of Louis XVI, at the apartments of Compiegne.
Louis XVI- King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791, after which he was subsequently King of the French from 1791 to 1792, before his deposition and execution during the French Revolution.
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…