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Louis de France, Duke of Burgundy (1682-1712)

Hyacinthe RigaudEarly 18th century

Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles

One of the finest portraits of the Duke of Burgundy who looked likely to become a brilliant sovereign prefiguring the “enlightened monarchs" of the Enlightenment.

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  • Title: Louis de France, Duke of Burgundy (1682-1712)
  • Creator: Hyacinthe Rigaud
  • Date Created: Early 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w980 x h1290 mm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Style: French painting, 17th century, Court portrait
  • Provenance: Painting presented at the Salon of 1704 and kept in Kenwood castle, England. It entered the Palace of Versailles in the reign of Louis-Philippe, 19th century.
  • Original Title: Louis de France, duc de Bourgogne (1682-1712)

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