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dignitary, noble, art collector, painting collector, military personnel, collector of Dutch and Flemish painting
Was regent of France during the minority of Louis XV in the period 1715-1723. The collection of Philippe d'Orleans comprised some 160 works by Dutch and Flemish masters, including paintings by Rubens, Dutch fine painters like Schalcken and Van de Werff, the late still-lifes of Van Huysum and works of Breenbergh, Both, De Moucheron, Wynants, Potter and Van de Velde. As he was a better officer than the Duc du Maine, Louis XIV's illegitimate son, the Sun King put him on a side-track.
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French
Born
Saint-Cloud (Hauts-de-Seine) 1674-08-02
Deceased
Versailles 1723-12-02
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grandson of Louis XIII; brother of Louis XIV, son of Philippe d'Orléans I (Monsieur) and Charlotte Elisabeth princess Palatine; married to Françoise Marie de Bourbon (Mademoiselle de Blois), the oldest (extramarital) daughter of Louis XIV and Athanaïs de Montespan.
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1689 - 1723
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Entered on: 1992-01-19; Modification on: 2019-04-07

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