Portrait of Louis XIV

Portrait of Louis XIV

Description

This oil painting portrays Louis XIV in an ornate patterned ceremonial robe. He holds an elegant stance which shows off his shoes, adorned with bright red bows, and maintains a haughty expression towards the viewer. He holds a scepter in one hand. An ornate sword hangs from his side and is visible from beneath the folds of his robes.

Original Resource: www.teachingcalifornia.org