A detail of the ceiling at the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1668 by Charles Le Brun Notice how the decorations for the earthy authority of the king are imitating those of the church for the celestial authority of God
Louis XIV at the Age of Note the very wide pagoda sleeves, and it is clearly seen that the waistcoat is unbuttoned buttons at the bottom. Often the buttonholes at the bottom hem of the waistcoat were false.
Louis XIV of France dining with Molière ~ Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Giovanni Migliara (Italian, 1785-1837), "Luigi XIV e Miss de La Vallière nel Convento di Chaillot/Louis XIV and Miss de La Vallière in the Chaillot Convent" (1821) Oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cm Private collection