Portait of Louis XIV, king of France

Robert Nanteuil17th century

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles
Versailles, France

An image serves both as a reminder of and a substitute for the venerated person. An engraving provides the easiest way to circulate it and give it wide coverage. The press, and notably the Gazette, immediately used images for advertising purposes.

Full title : Portait of Louis XIV, king of France (1638-1715)


  • Title: Portait of Louis XIV, king of France
  • Creator Lifespan: 1623 - 1678
  • Creator Nationality: French
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Paris
  • Creator Birth Place: Reims
  • Date: 17th century
  • Provenance: © EPV/ Jean-Marc Manaï
  • Type: Print
  • Titre: Portait de Louis XIV, roi de France (1638-1715)
  • Engraver, drawer and pastellist: Robert Nanteuil

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