MENGS, Anton Raphael
(b. 1728, Aussig, d. 1779, Roma)
Maria Luisa of Parma1765
Oil on canvas, 152 x 110 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Maria Luisa (1751-1819) was the daughter of Philip, Duke of Parma. She married her first cousin Charles IV, King of Spain in 1765 and became Princess of Asturia. The couple had fourteen children, six of which survived into adulthood.