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Post  May on Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:38 pm

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The King painted by Alexandre Roslin, the famous Swedish artist:

http://swordandsea.blogspot.com/2011/02/art-of-alexandre-roslin.html
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Post  Elena on Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:26 pm

From Reading Treasure:
http://vivelaqueen.blogspot.com/2013/07/an-advertisement-featuring-madame.html

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Louis XVI and Madame Elisabeth
The image is a wonderful depiction of the love and devotion Madame Elisabeth felt for her brother. As she wrote to the marquise de Bombelles in 1787: "Ah! who can take a keener interest than I in my brother's happiness?

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Post  Elena on Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:30 pm

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http://bunniesandbeheadings.tumblr.com/post/59201538539/le-nouveau-calvaire-louis-seize-mis-en-croix-par
This picture is from Bunnies and Beheadings and is called "The New Calvary: Louis XVI placed on the Cross." Louis XVI is crucified. On either side of him are the two thieves (his brothers.) His Queen weeps at his feet and nearbyare his sister and his daughter. He is being put to death by three figures representing the Three Estates of Clergy, Nobility and Commoners.

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The three brothers: Artois, Provence and Berry.

I know this is an idealized portrait, but here you can see that Louis XVI (here as Dauphin) resembled much more to Artois than to Provence. Those who want to show him as some "ugly and fat" man - anyway, why should every fat person be ugly? - simply confuse him with Provence. Even if Artois was the handsome one, our Louis also didn't have to be ashamed because of his appearance!  Wink
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Post  Mata Hari on Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:09 pm

This is really interesting, seeing the three faces so close. Louis and Artois did look alike! Idea 

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Post  Elena on Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:15 pm

A portrait of Louis by Adrian Lamb. http://vivelareine.tumblr.com/post/89400871007

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Post  Kaitlyn Lauren on Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:11 am

Great picture! Yes, Louis was an attractive man. Tall, slim, but strong and broad-shouldered, fair hair, blue eyes, and full lips. Very handsome. Smile

Glad to see he did indeed have a resemblance to the "best looking" of the three. Of course, more importantly, Louis also had the best manner of the three. He was intelligent, humble, and very devout. History has been rotten to Louis!

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Post  Sophie on Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:22 am

Kaitlyn Lauren wrote:Great picture! Yes, Louis was an attractive man. Tall, slim, but strong and broad-shouldered, fair hair, blue eyes, and full lips. Very handsome. Smile

Glad to see he did indeed have a resemblance to the "best looking" of the three. Of course, more importantly, Louis also had the best manner of the three. He was intelligent, humble, and very devout. History has been rotten to Louis!

AGREE! Smile Who said Louis was ugly? Those contemporary sources (memoirs etc.) only mention that he was a big awkward man who always walked with bowed head, which made him a bit gawky. Only biographies like Zweig's or Habsburg-Lothringen's include such interpretations that Louis was an "ugly fat" man, maybe to emphasize how "tragical" Antoinette's whole life was. Take out your handkerchiefs and sob for a woman who married the big gawky guy who respected her, and not the soooo haaaaandsome youngest brother who would have cheated on her... Laughing 
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Post  Kaitlyn Lauren on Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:06 pm

You are so right! People like to portray Louis as unattractive in order to redeem Antoinette and arouse more sympathy for her. And it's often the people who support the whole businesss of her "affair" with Fersen. Fat unattractive husband, or dashing Swede?

Well, Fersen, like Artois, had a reputation with the ladies. For many other reasons, including this one, I don't believe she slept with him.

Poor Louis. He may have lacked confidence and had simple tastes but he wasn't stupid or ugly. Even if he had been, it matters much more that he was a kind, devout and sensitive person.  Louis was an intelligent, but humble man. Had he been brought up a little differently, he might have shown more confidence. But he still wasn't as "backward" a people seem to believe.  Smile 
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Post  Kaitlyn Lauren on Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:06 pm

I hate the impression people have of "unattractive and fat" Louis. Not at all, as these pictures show! And I don't think the artists just tried to make him look more flattering than he was...

Even Madame Royale said her father was handsome and looked better than in his portraits Wink she was a daddy's girl I love it!
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