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Napoleon receives the keys of Vienna, Schloss Schonbrunn, 13th November 1805 (1882-1884) Featured May Image

Napoleon receives the keys of Vienna, Schloss Schonbrunn, 13th November 1805 (1882-1884)

Napoleon receives the keys of Vienna, Schloss Schonbrunn, 13th November 1805 (1882-1884). Vienna fell to the French during the War of the Third Coalition. Less than three weeks later the war ended after Napoleon decisively defeated the combined armies of Russia and Austria at the Battle of Austerlitz. A print from La France et les Francais a Travers les Siecles, Volume IV, F Roy editor, A Challamel, Saint-Antoine, 1882-1884

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Sun King theatre costume, and King Louis XIV of France, 1882-1884 Featured May Image

Sun King theatre costume, and King Louis XIV of France, 1882-1884

Sun King theatre costume, and King Louis XIV of France, 1882-1884. Although Louis (1638-1715) inherited the French crown in 1643, he did not actually take the reigns of power until the death of his Chief Minister, Cardinal Mazarin, in 1661. Known as the Sun King, Louis was the epitome of the absolute monarch. He was on the throne for 72 years, longer than any other major European ruler. His reign saw a flowering of the arts and architecture in France, including the building of the magnificent Palace of Versailles, as well as a growth of French economic and military power. A print from La France et les Francais a Travers les Siecles, Volume IV, F Roy editor, A Challamel, Saint-Antoine, 1882-1884

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Madame Tallien, late 18th century (1882-1884).Artist: Charaire et fils Featured May Image

Madame Tallien, late 18th century (1882-1884).Artist: Charaire et fils

Madame Tallien, late 18th century (1882-1884). Theresa Cabarrus (1773-1835) became the mistress of, and later married, Jean Lambert Tallien a deputy of the National Convention and later a member of the Committee for Public Safety, who saved her from the guillotine. The couple separated however, and were divorced in 1802. Theresa went on to become one of the most prominent social figures in France and was one of the originators of the Neo-Grec fashion of the Directory period. She had a brief relationship with Napoleon before becoming the mistress of fist Paul Barras, then the millionaire speculator Gabriel-Julien Ouvrard. In 1805 she married the Prince of Chimay. A print from La France et les Francais a Travers les Siecles, Volume IV, F Roy editor, A Challamel, Saint-Antoine, 1882-1884

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