lacedheartt: “ Archduchesses of Austria The 8 surviving daughters of Maria Theresa of Austria, most portraits believed to have been done by Martin van Mytens. Left to Right Top: Maria ‘Mariana’ Anna Maria ‘Mimi’ Christina
Contrary to caption, this is not "Maria Theresa of Spain, Louis XIV's wife" but Queen Marie Leczinska of France, consort of Louis XV. By Louis Tocque, at the Louvre. (Clothing would be wrong for Maria Theresa.
Maria Theresa of Austria born: died: Theresa succeeded her father, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, as empress of the Hapsburg controlled lands of Central Europe in She made her son, Joseph II, coregent in 1765 after the death of her husband.