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 271 Notes

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    I have a funny story about this painting. I was in High School, in history class. Our teacher was talking about France...
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