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Fabrication of Louis the Fourteenth (92 Edition)by Peter Burke
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In this engrossing book, an internationally respected historian gives an account of contemporary representations of Louis XIV-in paintings, and engravings, medals and sculptures, plays, and ballets, and operas-to show how the making of a royal image illuminates the relationship between art and power.
The money spent by the French government on the public image of Louis XIV was extensive and succeeded in making him into a god like figure. In this book the author gives an account of the contemporary representations of Louis XIV and illustrates the relationship between art and power.
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