Versailles: Home of the "Sun King" By:  Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS  Chappaqua, NY
Young Louis XIV
L’ouis XIV
L’ouis XIV
L’ etat  c’est moi! By Hyacinthe Rigaud
Louis XIV’s Carriage
The Bourbon Family Crest
L’ ouis XIV as Apollo
L’ ouis XIV as Apollo by Jean Nocret, 1670
The Sun Symbol
Louis XIV  Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1665
Marie Theresa & the Dauphin
Jean-Baptiste Colbert
Versailles Statistics <ul><li>2,000 acres of grounds </li></ul><ul><li>12 miles of roads </li></ul><ul><li>27 miles of tre...
Louis XIII’s Old Chateau
Versailles Today
Palais de Versailles
Palais de Versailles
Versailles Palace, Park Side
Garden View of Versailles
Chateau de Versailles
Chateau de Versailles
André  Le Nôtre, Royal Gardener
Versailles’ Northern Gardens
Gardens at Versailles
Chateau de Versailles Gardens
The Orangery
Grounds at Versailles
The Lightening of the Belvedere by Claude Chatelet, 1781
Fountains, Fountains, and More Fountains!
And More Fountains!
And More Fountains!
And Even More Fountains!!!
Temple of Love
Hall  of Mirrors
The Queen’s Bed The King’s Bed
Louis XIV’s Chapel
Louis XIV’s Chapel Altarpiece
Organ in Louis XIV’s Chapel
Louis XIV’s Opera Stage
Cabinet with Views  of Versailles, 19c
Louis XIV Furniture
The Gallery of Battles
Louis XV  [r. 1715 – 1774]
The “Hunts” of Louis XV
Madame de Pompadour
Madame de Pompadour’s Bedroom
Petite Trianon, Madame de Pompadour’s Chateau
Marie Antoinette & Her Children
Marie Antoinette’s Boudoir
Marie Antoinette’s  “Peasant” House
Marie Antoinette’s “Peasant’s Hut”
Marie Antoinette’s “Peasant’s Hut”
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VERSAILLES

  1. 1. Versailles: Home of the &quot;Sun King&quot; By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
  2. 2. Young Louis XIV
  3. 3. L’ouis XIV
  4. 4. L’ouis XIV
  5. 5. L’ etat c’est moi! By Hyacinthe Rigaud
  6. 6. Louis XIV’s Carriage
  7. 7. The Bourbon Family Crest
  8. 8. L’ ouis XIV as Apollo
  9. 9. L’ ouis XIV as Apollo by Jean Nocret, 1670
  10. 10. The Sun Symbol
  11. 11. Louis XIV Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1665
  12. 12. Marie Theresa & the Dauphin
  13. 13. Jean-Baptiste Colbert
  14. 14. Versailles Statistics <ul><li>2,000 acres of grounds </li></ul><ul><li>12 miles of roads </li></ul><ul><li>27 miles of trellises </li></ul><ul><li>200,000 trees </li></ul><ul><li>210,000 flowers planted every year </li></ul><ul><li>80 miles of rows of trees </li></ul><ul><li>55 acres surface area of the Grand Canal </li></ul><ul><li>12 miles of enclosing walls </li></ul><ul><li>50 fountains and 620 fountain nozzles </li></ul><ul><li>21 miles of water conduits </li></ul><ul><li>3,600 cubic meters per hour: water consumed </li></ul><ul><li>26 acres of roof </li></ul><ul><li>51,210 square meters of floors </li></ul><ul><li>2,153 windows </li></ul><ul><li>700 rooms </li></ul><ul><li>67 staircases </li></ul><ul><li>6,000 paintings </li></ul><ul><li>1,500 drawings and 15,000 engravings </li></ul><ul><li>2,100 sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>5,000 items of furniture and objects d'art </li></ul><ul><li>150 varieties of apple and peach trees in the Vegetable Garden </li></ul>
  15. 15. Louis XIII’s Old Chateau
  16. 16. Versailles Today
  17. 17. Palais de Versailles
  18. 18. Palais de Versailles
  19. 19. Versailles Palace, Park Side
  20. 20. Garden View of Versailles
  21. 21. Chateau de Versailles
  22. 22. Chateau de Versailles
  23. 23. André Le Nôtre, Royal Gardener
  24. 24. Versailles’ Northern Gardens
  25. 25. Gardens at Versailles
  26. 26. Chateau de Versailles Gardens
  27. 27. The Orangery
  28. 28. Grounds at Versailles
  29. 29. The Lightening of the Belvedere by Claude Chatelet, 1781
  30. 30. Fountains, Fountains, and More Fountains!
  31. 31. And More Fountains!
  32. 32. And More Fountains!
  33. 33. And Even More Fountains!!!
  34. 34. Temple of Love
  35. 35. Hall of Mirrors
  36. 36. The Queen’s Bed The King’s Bed
  37. 37. Louis XIV’s Chapel
  38. 38. Louis XIV’s Chapel Altarpiece
  39. 39. Organ in Louis XIV’s Chapel
  40. 40. Louis XIV’s Opera Stage
  41. 41. Cabinet with Views of Versailles, 19c
  42. 42. Louis XIV Furniture
  43. 43. The Gallery of Battles
  44. 44. Louis XV [r. 1715 – 1774]
  45. 45. The “Hunts” of Louis XV
  46. 46. Madame de Pompadour
  47. 47. Madame de Pompadour’s Bedroom
  48. 48. Petite Trianon, Madame de Pompadour’s Chateau
  49. 49. Marie Antoinette & Her Children
  50. 50. Marie Antoinette’s Boudoir
  51. 51. Marie Antoinette’s “Peasant” House
  52. 52. Marie Antoinette’s “Peasant’s Hut”
  53. 53. Marie Antoinette’s “Peasant’s Hut”
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