1781 Royal Family Surrounding the Dauphin (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles, Île-de-France, France)

The grown-ups are, from left to right, the comtesse de Provence, the comte de Provence, King Louis XVI, Queen Marie Antoinette, the comtesse d’Artois, the comte d'Artois, and madame Élisabeth. The girl kneeling at the dauphin’s feet is madame Thérèse, the future duchesse d’Angoulême.

The picture was apparently exhibited in 1782, but the event occurred in 1781.

Upgrade image from Wikimedia replaces another version posted 8 January 2011 to the Subalbum for Marie Therese de Savoie, comtesse d’Artois (here); there is at least one other left-to-right listing of those in the portrait than that accompanying this image in Wikimedia that is used here.

From Wikimedia.

1781 Royal Family Surrounding the Dauphin (Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon - Versailles, Île-de-France, France)

The Queen has her hair up, but is otherwise comfortably dressed to recuperate. The other Ladies are fully dressed. Necklines vary; the comtesse de Provence’s is very décolleté and the comtesse d'Artois may be wearing a fichu.

Keywords:  Maria Giuseppina Luigia, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, principessa del regno di Sardegna, comtesse de Provence, Savoia family, Bourbon family, Princess, Countess, French, high straight large curl coiffure, jeweled feathered headdress, earrings, necklace, sacque back bodice, square décolletage, three quarter length close sleeves, lace ruffles, lace cuffs, bracelets, full skirt

Marie-Antoinette, Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche, reine de France et de Navarre, Maria Antonia, Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, Erzherzogin von Österreich, Habsburg family, Bourbon family, Archduchess, Queen, hight straight large curl coiffure, hair jewelry, earrings, sacque back bodice, long full sleeves, tight cuffs, full skirt, 

comtesse d'Artois, Maria Teresa di Savoia, Principessa reale di Sardegna, Savoia family, Bourbon family, Princess, Countess, high straight large curl coiffure, feathered headdress, earrings, necklace, bodice, vee neckline, lapels, three quarter length close sleeves, lace ruffles, lace cuffs, bracelets, full skirt

Élisabeth Philippine de France, Élisabeth de Bourbon, Madame Élisabeth, Bourbon family, Princess, high straight large curl coiffure, feathered headdress, bodice, scoop neckline, modesty piece, elbow length close sleeves, lace forward-back flared engageantes, full skirt

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