King of France and Navarre. Signed autograph letter, fontainebleau, May 12, 1771, to Ferdinand I of Parma, 1 page in-4, royal seal of black wax.
Rare letter from king louis xv describing physically to his grandson the future countess of provence, two days before the marriage of the latter with the count of provence (future louis xviii). "These ladies say it very kind, that's what we'll see.
" "My dear grandson, I have just received the Countess of Provence. She is very well made, not tall, very beautiful eyes, an ugly nose, the mouth better than she was, strong brown hair, and eyebrows, and perfect skin for a brunette. These ladies say it very kind, that's what we'll see. It was very nice all the way, arriving we had a little rain. I kiss you with all my heart my dear grandson.
Their wedding was celebrated on May 14, 1771 in the royal chapel of the castle of Versailles. The witnesses having been louis xv, charles-philippe (charles x), august louis (louis xvi), marie-antoinette and the aunts of the count of provence. The young Marie-Josepheine who was 17 when she arrived in France was badly treated by the brilliant but superficial.Who judged her ugly and devoid of the "beautiful spirit". His union with the future louis xviii was without posterity, but well consumed despite the rumors, since the countess of provence made two proven miscarriages.
Louis Stanislas quickly abandoned it, preferring the company of "people of spirit" to that of his wife. The item "louis xv / signed autograph letter (1771) / on the wedding of the future louis xviii" is on sale since Saturday, October 27, 2018. It is in the category "books, comics, magazines \ collections". The seller is "autograph-historical" and is located in / in paris, ile-de-france.This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.