King Louis Philippe I of France – A painting in the Admiral’s room
This beautiful portrait of King Louis Philippe I of France was painted by Franz Xaver Winterhalter sometime in the 19th century. It adorns the wall of the Admiral’s room belonging to the Casa de Contratación (House of Contracting) section of the Real Alcázar located in Seville, Spain.
Louis Philippe I (1773 – 1850) was the last king of France. He reigned from 1830 to 1848. In 1809, he married Princess Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, daughter of King Ferdinand IV of Naples and Maria Carolina of Austria, and also the niece of Marie Antoinette.
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— Sacristía Mayor – The Main Sacristy of the Seville Cathedral
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