[France] [Louis. XIV].
Cum Privilegio Regis 1660
Engraving. Sheet size: 360 x 265mm (14¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Stain to right eye of figure.
A portrait of Louis XIV, half length, facing slightly right, within an oval border of laurel leaves. Louis XIV (1638 - 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1643 until his death. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of monarchs of major countries in European history.
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