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Portrait length color image of Marie Antoinette (widow) aka. Widow Capet, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Marie Antoinette (widow) aka. Widow Capet, by George Stuart.

How the mighty fall!

Following the execution of her husband Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette wore widow’s weeds. She was given the name “Widow Capet” from the name of the medieval dynasty which ruled France and spawned the succeeding royal lines. This portrait has her dressed as she appeared at trial.

Full length color image of Marie Antoinette (widow) aka. Widow Capet, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of Marie Antoinette (widow) aka. Widow Capet, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Marie Antoinette (widow) aka. Widow Capet, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy Museum of Ventura County.

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