|King Louis XV, by Hyacinthe Rigaud 1730|
|19th century (1889) La Tour Eiffel on Bastille Day, Paris|
I always love how the city of Paris has dramatic lighting for this iconic monument- in every colour of the rainbow ! They don't call it the city of light for nothing!
|Louis XV family portrait|
The blonde wigged man is his famous great grandfather, Louis XIV
who was married to Marie Antoinette, who also called the Palace of Versailles "home"
|Favourite mistress of Louis XV, Madame de Pompadour, by Boucher|
She was also known as Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson
|His (Louis XV) ill fated mistress Madame du Barry, by Le Brun|