Spaniels, Martin van Meytens.  Marie Antoinette’s mother, Empress Maria Theresia von Hapsburg, is surrounded by 11 of her 13 children in 1754/55.   You’ll notice a pair of playful Dogs at their feet.  Marie Antoinette’s mother was so fond of Dogs that she had a favorite Spaniel preserved for eternity…

Spaniels, Martin van Meytens. Marie Antoinette’s mother, Empress Maria Theresia von Hapsburg, is surrounded by 11 of her 13 children in 1754/55. You’ll notice a pair of playful Dogs at their feet. Marie Antoinette’s mother was so fond of Dogs that she had a favorite Spaniel preserved for eternity…

Empress Maria Theresa as Queen of Hungary looking faintly ridiculous in coronation regalia on her horse.

Empress Maria Theresa as Queen of Hungary looking faintly ridiculous in coronation regalia on her horse.

Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-1780), daughter of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor & Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel.  Maria Theresa was an Archduchess of Austria & later Queen of Hungary & Bohemia (1740-1780) in her own right & Holy Roman Empress (1745-1765) as wife of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-1780), daughter of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor & Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Maria Theresa was an Archduchess of Austria & later Queen of Hungary & Bohemia (1740-1780) in her own right & Holy Roman Empress (1745-1765) as wife of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Maria Christina von Österreich, Lieblingstochter v. Maria Theresia

Maria Christina von Österreich, Lieblingstochter v. Maria Theresia

Maria Theresia Jean-Étienne Liotard: Kaiserin Maria Theresia, Öl auf Leinwand, 1762

Maria Theresia Jean-Étienne Liotard: Kaiserin Maria Theresia, Öl auf Leinwand, 1762

1743-1745 Maria Theresia of Hungary and Bohemia, Empress Consort of the Holy Roman Empire in Hungarian coronation robes by Daniel Schmiddeli

1743-1745 Maria Theresia of Hungary and Bohemia, Empress Consort of the Holy Roman Empire in Hungarian coronation robes by Daniel Schmiddeli

Kaiserin Maria Theresia (HRR) - Maria Theresia von Österreich (Martin van Meytens)

Kaiserin Maria Theresia (HRR) - Maria Theresia von Österreich (Martin van Meytens)

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