11 works, Today, August 25th, is Saint Louis IX’s day, his story illustrated #237

Jules-Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911)
Saint Louis IX of France, c. 1897

Fresco
Palais de Justice, Paris.

Louis IX (1214–1270), or St. Louis, was king of France from 1226 to 1270. One of the greatest French kings, he consolidated the Crown’s control over the great lords, proved his passion for justice, and went on two crusades…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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