"From the front door, I could immediately see right into the living room and out that big, beautiful window, all the way to the backyard," Moss says. "I thought it was the antidote to city living." She and her husband, Barry Friedberg, bought the house and have never looked back. Imari lamps by Vaughan provide lighting for two areas where Moss often works: the Louis XV bureau plat on which they stand, and the sofa in front of it. Louis XV fauteuil in a Claremont fabric. Curtains in a…
Mariana Victoria of Spain (1718 – 1781) Infanta of Spain, later Queen of Portugal as wife of King Joseph I. Eldest daughter of Philip V of Spain and Elisabeth Farnese, she was engaged to 1st cousin young Louis XV of France at seven. The marriage never took place; she was sent back to Spain. In 1729 she married the son of John V of Portugal. As the mother of Maria I of Portugal, she was regent of Portugal during the last months of her husband's life, advisor to her daughter in her reign.
Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain (1726 - 1746). Dauphine from 1745 to her death in 1746. She was the first wife of Louis, Dauphin of France. She and her husband were devoted to each other and he was devastated when she died in childbirth.
SO HOT. I <3 Hot Pink Wall with White Wainscoting The entry of a late-19th-century house in Brooklyn is a showstopper, with walls in Benjamin Moore's Razzle Dazzle. The table and side chair — covered in vintage needlepoint — are Louis XV, and the mirror is 18th-century Italian. Designed by Jonathan Berger.
Marie-Luisa de Parma as a Bride, 1765 ~ Anton Raphael Mengs. Here, Marie-Luisa, age 13, is shown in her wedding gown which includes diamonds and pearls to highlight her status; the bracelet has a miniature portrait of her soon-to-be husband. She was a granddaughter of Louis XV through his eldest daughter (Marie Antoinette married the future king Louis XVI who was the grandson of Louis XV through his eldest son). Marie Luisa married her cousin, Charles IV of Spain in 1765. [1st of four…
Detail of an 18th century print, entitled “The Arrival of Madame la Dauphine in the forest of Compiègne". It shows Louis XV presenting Marie Antoinette to her new husband, the future Louis XVI, 18th century
More specifically, they spied the signature red coat of one Black Jack Randall, the haunter of Jamie’s dreams and the historic doppelganger of Claire’s future husband Frank, standing in the gardens of Versailles and hoping to have a word with King Louis XV about his wrongfully fired brother.