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- Object: François votre roi jure de vous rendre heureux; il tiendra son serment
Allegory on the coronation of Louis XVI; showing the king in full regalia standing before the personification of Religion and pledging an oath by placing his right hand upon an open book supported by Marie Antoinette; in border with heraldic shields on the sides; etched state of frontispiece to Abbé de Lubersac's 'Discours sur les monuments publics de tous les âges et de tous les peuples connus...' (Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1775).
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Height: 329 millimetres
Width: 215 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 2011,7059.25 for lettered state.
The plate was advertised in 'La Gazette de France', 23 June 1775 and an impression of it was presented to the Queen by Lubersac himself on 23 July 1775. The book was presented to Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette on 2 September 1775.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Coronation of Louis XVI 1775 (11 June)
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Discours sur les monuments publics de tous les âges et de tous les peuples connus (1775)
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