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Choose from 318 pictures in our Xiv collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

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Man in the Iron Mask, playing the cello in prison

There are conflicting theories as to who this man was. One is that he was Count Ercole Antonio Mattioli (Matthioli or Marchioly, 1640-1703), an Italian diplomat, arrested as Eustache Dauger in 1669, imprisoned by Louis XIV for 34 years, who died in the Bastille. Another theory, according to Voltaire, is that he was the older, illegitimate brother of Louis XIV -- this later formed part of Alexandre Dumas' Three Musketeers saga, in which the man is Louis' twin brother.

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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The Convent of Chaillot, Louis XIV and La Valliere

The Convent of Chaillot, Louis XIV and La Valliere -- scene outside the convent of Sainte Marie de Chaillot, with King Louis XIV (1638-1715) holding the hand of Louise, Duchess of La Valliere (1644-1710), who clings to the base of a crucifix, not wishing to return to court as his mistress.
circa 1662

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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The Adventures of Telemachus by Francois Fenelon (1651-1715)

Francois Fenelon (1651-1715). French archbishop, theologian and writer. The Adventures of Telemachus, 1699. Colored engraving depicting Telemachus with MInerva on the island of Calypso. Book One. Prince Edition. Episcopal Library of Barcelona. Spain.

© Thaliastock / Mary Evans

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