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Marie Antoinette of France

(1755-1793), Queen of Louis XVI of France

Sitter in 12 portraits

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Marie Antoinette of France, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax196531

Marie Antoinette of France

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax196531

Marie Antoinette of France, by François Hubert, published by  Esnauts et Rapilly, after  François Marie Isidore Queverdo - NPG D15414

Marie Antoinette of France

by François Hubert, published by Esnauts et Rapilly, after François Marie Isidore Queverdo
line engraving, published 1777-1784
NPG D15414

'The offering to liberty', by James Gillray, published by  James Aitken - NPG D13070

'The offering to liberty'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 3 August 1789
NPG D13070

Marie Antoinette of France, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  J.F. Tomkins, after  Pierre Noel Violet - NPG D40202

Marie Antoinette of France

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by J.F. Tomkins, after Pierre Noel Violet
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 18 January 1790
NPG D40202

'French democrats surprising the royal runaways', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12422

'French democrats surprising the royal runaways'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 27 June 1791
NPG D12422

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12769

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 November 1801
NPG D12769

Marie Antoinette of France, by Émile Desmaisons, printed by  François Le Villain, published by  Edward Bull, published by  Edward Churton, after  Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun - NPG D34624

Marie Antoinette of France

by Émile Desmaisons, printed by François Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun
hand-coloured lithograph, 1834
NPG D34624

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Marie Antoinette

after Unknown artist
albumen print, 1850s-1860s
NPG Ax129158

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Marie Antoinette of France

by Neurdein
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax68016

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Marie Antoinette of France

by Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1775-1785
NPG D15379

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Marie Antoinette of France

by Pierre Adrien Le Beau, published by Esnauts et Rapilly
line engraving, circa 1775-1800
NPG D18778

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