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Apotheosis of the French Royal Family
Apotheosis of the French Royal Family
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Date:
1799
Location:
Not on display
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Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
71.8 x 50.5 cm (image)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1927.102
Acquisition Date:
1927-09-25
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Gift of Archer M. Huntington

King Louis XVI in the center of a group in the clouds above the city of Paris; Marie Antoinette, to his right, with the first Dauphin, to the left, Mme. Elizabeth receiving a crown of stars from an angel; below, a guardian angel presents the entire scene to the Dauphin Louis Charles. A serpent on the ground, and in the margin a small winged putto resting on the arms of the French royal family.