Saturday, 30 March 2013

Marks of the Sun King

Everywhere inside the castle the letter "L"
can be found - often two of them enterwined.
These were of course a reference to Louis XIV-
a statement made stronger by the reappearence
of the "man in the sun" above the initials
The golden iron gates are adorned with a miniature
of Louis XIV as the sun
This is probably one of the most obvious references to
Louis XIV. The huge engraving portrays Louis XIV as
a victorious Roman Emperor and is placed in the Salon of War

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