Images of Louis-Charles

On this day in 1793, Marie Antoinette was forcibly separated from her son, Louis-Charles.  Here are a collection of images depicting the final days of that tragic little prince. 

If you would like to know more about the day Louis-Charles was separated from his mother, please read my blog piece: On This Day: Adieu ma chère mère

Here is a small gallery if images depicting those final days.

The Temple Prison, where poor
little Louis-Charles was kept
in squalor.

Louis-Charles, at eight-years-old

Louis XVI giving his son, Louis-Charles,
a geography lesson in the Temple

Marie Antoinette being forcibly separated from
her sickly son, Louis-Charles.  She would never
hold him again.

Louis-Charles, son of Marie Antoinette, and one of his
keepers.  Possibly Antoine Simon.

An emotionally charged engraving of
Antoine Simon whipping Louis Charles. 
Madame Simon looking on.

An engraving of Louis-Charles as he
appeared in prison.

A highly idealized and emotional engraving of
Louis-Charles kneeling on a cloud, his hands
clasped in supplication, as the Dove of
Peace brings him a feather.  This image
was produced after Louis-Charles's death.

An lovely engraving of Louis-Charles
as he appeared before being imprisoned.

The heart of Louis-Charles.


  1. Thank you very much for this posts. Many greetings

  2. Can you elaborate on the heart of Louis Charles? What was his cause of death? Thanks so much for your blog. It is extremely informative and quite entertaining.


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