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Allegory of Louis XIV, protector of the Arts and Sciences

Jean Garnier and Claude Lefebvre1670/1672

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

This portrait shows the king dominating the attributes of the arts (music, painting, drawing and the globe) and for all eternity, as is suggested by the immutable nature of his effigy in the medallion.

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  • Title: Allegory of Louis XIV, protector of the Arts and Sciences
  • Creator: Jean Garnier, Claude Lefebvre
  • Date Created: 1670/1672
  • Physical Dimensions: 174 x 223 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: © Château de Versailles, dist. RMN
  • External Link: http://www.chateauversailles.fr

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