File:Louis le Grand; Rigaud Hyacinthe.jpg
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|Title||Portrait of Louis XIV of France (1638-1715)|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||Height: 238 cm (93.7 in). Width: 149 cm (58.7 in).|
|Source/Photographer||Web Gallery of Art: Image Info about artwork|
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|JPEG file comment||RIGAUD, Hyacinthe
(b. 1659, Perpignan, d. 1743, Paris)
Louis XIV 1701 Oil on canvas, 238 x 149 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid
The dawning of the eighteenth century in France is marked by the culmination of the work of court portrait painters such as Hyacinthe Rigaud, who with great brilliance established the characteristics of the facial portrait, here represented by Louis XIV.
Author: RIGAUD, Hyacinthe Title: Louis XIV Time-line: 1701-1750 School: French Form: paintingType: portrait
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