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In the Hall of Mirrors of Versailles, Louis XIV receives Mehemet Raza-Bey, extraordinary ambassador of the Shah of Persia Tahmasp II, 19 February 1715

Attributed to Antoine Coypel18th century

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

In the year he died, the ageing and sick king insisted on receiving the new ambassador from Turkey with the usual pomp and splendour; at his side is his great-grandson, the future Louis XV.

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  • Title: In the Hall of Mirrors of Versailles, Louis XIV receives Mehemet Raza-Bey, extraordinary ambassador of the Shah of Persia Tahmasp II, 19 February 1715
  • Date: 18th century
  • Provenance: © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: http://www.chateauversailles.fr
  • Titre: Louis XIV reçoit dans la Galerie des Glaces de Versailles, Mehemet Raza-Bey, ambassadeur extraordinaire du Shah de Perse Tahmasp II, 19 février 1715
  • Painter: Attributed to Antoine Coypel

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