• Bust by Bernini 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Prior to the revocation Louis had apppointed de Baville to convert the Huguenots of northern France.
    • Portrait in Versailles of Louis XIV 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Louis' goal was to consolidate the power of the state and his person as absolute monarch.
    • Statue of Louis XIV at the entrance to Versailles 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      After the death of Prime minister Marzin, Louis declined to appoint another Prime Minister with the declaration "L'etat, c'est moi!" (I am the state!)