Download Marie Antoinette The Affair Of The Necklace PNG. The affair of the diamond necklace was an incident from 1784 through 1785 at the court of king louis xvi of france involving his wife, queen marie antoinette. No one could have imagined how her act of hubris would trigger the catastrophic upheaval of revolution in the 7 years that followed.
A jeanne la motte, a countess who is a close confidant of marie. When marie antoinette died under the heavy blow of the guillotine on oct. Jeanne conspires to have the cardinal purchase a fabulous diamond necklace for the queen.
But however appealing and challenging the affair of the necklace may have appeared, there's no doubt that here she is considerably out of that depth.
Knowing nothing of the affair, she destroyed the letter. The affair of the necklace (original title). Many books have dissected why the french revolution happened, but the message here is that marie antoinette's apathy toward jeanne (and, by extension, the rest of the. In 1778, the jewellers made an official approach to louis xvi, offering him the necklace as a gift for marie antoinette.