Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Portrait of Louis XII from His Book of Hours

Louis XII is considered to be one of the greatest Kings of France; Louis XVI was compared to him upon his ascent to the throne. Louis XII is shown at the age of thirty-four on his knees in prayer, accompanied by Saint Michael, Saint Charlemagne, Saint Louis and Saint Denis. Before the French Revolution, Charlemagne was listed among the saints, at least in France.Via D'Azur et d'or. Share

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