Beautiful court portrait of What May Very Well Be Louis XIV’s Son, known as “Dauphin”. The child in Baroque “Hunting” Attire, holding a bow and arrow, with a Papillon in Stride. Louis of France (1 November 1661 – 14 April 1711) was the eldest son and heir of Louis XIV, King of France, and his spouse, Maria Theresa of Spain. As the heir apparent to the French throne, he was styled Dauphin. He became known as Le Grand Dauphin after the birth of his own son, Le Petit Dauphin. As he died before his father, he never became king. He was the grandfather of his father’s successor, Louis XV.



Height: 40 in. (101.6 cm)
Width: 33 in. (83.82 cm)
Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)

Style: Baroque (Of the Period)
Place of Origin: France
Period: Late 17th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1670

Wear consistent with age and use. Well preserved.

Seller Location
Essex, MA