Palace of Versailles

After twenty years of construction work, Louis XIV decided that the palace had achieved its intended appearance.

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It was then that he left his apartments and settled in his favorite part of the palace on the courtyard side, which was the western part of Louis XIII's hunting lodge.

The decoration of this part of the palace was much more modest. There were no marble decorations or sculptures, only wainscoting and white-painted ceilings. There were, however, paintings by old masters.

Louis XIV enjoyed spending time in the billiard room in the company of his family and guests.

Louis XIV spent over thirty years in Versailles until his death on September 1, 1715.