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Portrait of a young Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of Saxony. She was the first daughter and oldest child of the future Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain.

Detail of a Portrait of Maria Luisa as Princess of Asturias, in the gardens of Aranjuez, by Anton Raphael Mengs (ca. 1766).

"Portrait of Maria Luisa of Spain, Holy Roman Empress" (1770) (detail) by Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779).

Maria Luisa of Spain, Holy Roman Empress, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. Anton Raphael Mengs, 1770.


Royal Wedding...dress! Marie-Louise de Parma

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 and married her cousin, Charles IV of Spain. [2nd of four pins]

Maria Louisa Grand Duchess of Tuscany,1764-5 by Anton Raphael Mengs

“Portrait of Maria Luisa of Spain, Holy Roman Empress” (1770) (detail) by Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779).

Anton Raphael Mengs (1728–1779) Portrait of Maria Luisa of Spain (1745-1792), 1764/1765 [detail of the dress]

Anton Raphael Mengs [German Neoclassical Painter, 1728-1779] María Luisa of Parma, Princess of Asturias (detail) circa 1765 oil on canvas 152.1 × 110.5 cm (59.9 × 43.5 in) - the original Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain