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In the library of Sophie

In the library of Sophie of France, Daughter of King Louis XV and Queen Consort Marie Leszczyńska. She is seated at a Louis XVI desk holding a letter in her hands. His daughter Sophie of France (1734 Versailles 1782 ibid), was the 6 th daughter and 8 th child of Louis XV and his wife Marie Leszczyńska. She was at first known as “Madame Cinquième” and later as “Madame Sophie”. She grew up with her three sisters in Fontevraud Abbey. Along with her older sister Madame Adelaide she resented her father’s mistresses. During the reign of her nephew King Louis XVI (1774 1792) she and her sister were given the title Duchess of Louvois in 1776. 18 HAMPEL ONLINE Visit www.hampel-auctions.com for around 6.000 additional images.

16 volumes with coat of arms of Sophie of France, Daughter of King Louis XV and the Queen Consort Portrait and books with coat of arms of the daughter of King Louis XV and his wife Queen Consort Marie Leszczyńska: Sophie Philippine Élisabeth Justine of France (1734 Versailles 1782 ibid.), the 6th daughter and 8 th child of Louis XV and his wife Marie Leszczyńska. She was initially known as “Madame Cinquième” and became later known as “Madame Sophie”. Here depicted by the French painter Jean-Marc Nattier (1685 1766). Translate all texts into your preferred language on our homepage via Google: www.hampel-auctions.com 19

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