Louis XIV and the royal family

Jean Nocret1670

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles
Versailles, France

The members of the royal family assembled around Louis XIV are represented in divine form. The Sun King is given the traits and attributes of the god Apollo. Photo © EPV/ Jean-Marc Manaï


  • Title: Louis XIV and the royal family
  • Creator: Jean Nocret
  • Creator Lifespan: 1617 - 1672
  • Creator Death Place: Paris, France
  • Creator Birth Place: Nancy, France
  • Date Created: 1670
  • Physical Dimensions: w4200 x h3050 mm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: http://collections.chateauversailles.fr/#4dd08e3e-fc75-48f9-961e-63a7722ff89b
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Style: French painting, 17th century
  • Provenance: Executed in 1610, mentioned in the Château de Saint-Cloud under the Ancien Régime, collection of Louis XVI in 1785, entered Versailles in the reign of Louis-Philippe, 19th century.
  • Original Title: Louis XIV et la famille royale

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