Lecture: The Power and the Glory: Louis XIV and the Art of Fashion at Versailles
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Louis XIV's court at Versailles dazzled the rest of Europe, and used fashion as a form of cultural propaganda. Aileen Ribeiro, Professor of Art History at the Courtauld Institute, examines the ways in which dress and textiles promoted the power and the glory of le roi soleil.
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