Marie Antoinette and her Children

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun
published on 01 April 2022

Painting depicting Queen Marie Antoinette and her three children. On the far right the Dauphin, Louis Joseph, points to an empty crib where Marie Antoinette's fourth child, Princess Sophie, had to be painted out after she died in infancy. Oil on canvas by Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, 1787.

Palace of Versailles.

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