Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louis XIV, 1701

Things to think about when studying:

  • What elements of this painting are typically Baroque in nature?
  • How does this painting demonstrate Louis’s conception of himself? How does it function as a piece of propaganda?

 

Posted on May 5 2013, with 448 Notes

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    Hyacinthe Rigaud,Louis XIV 1701
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    Forever awaiting the day high heels and tights make their way back into mens’ fashion. Just look at those sexy legs!
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    When you want to skip that last set of leg lunges, just think: “I WILL look as good in heels as Louis XIV.”
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    My AP European history teacher’s comment on this painting "Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful." :*
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    L’invincible Roy Soleil, Louis XIV. Invincible Sun King, Louis XIV.
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    I love the notes that cavetocanvas adds to the paintings’ posts. Really makes you analyse the art and see more than you...