Marie-Antoinette of Austria-Lorraine

a daughter of Maria Theresia and Queen of France
(Vienna 1755 - Paris 1793)

»Wild rumours are provoking, and the most derogatory ones about me proved calamitous. I never said that about eating cake – although I have to admit it’s a clever invention. I loved my native country, Austria, and during these revolutionary times, I often longed to call some well-chosen objects from lovely Vienna my own. But, all I had were my vivid memories.«

Empress Elisabeth (Sisi)

Emperor Franz Joseph I.

Emperor Rudolf II.