Going glamping with King Louis XIV of France. Paintings from various campaigns when Louis was a young king and went off on campaign with the army. French artist Jean-Baptiste Martin (Martin des Batailles). Living from 1659 to 1735, he became director of the  Gobelins Manufactory in 1690.

“King Louis XIV and his retinue at the siege of a walled city.” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2014/old-master-british-paintings-day-l14037/lot.109.html
L’armée de Louis XIV en campement.” 17th c. French. French. Oil on canvas. Image © 2021 AnticStore. Fair use license. via https://www.anticstore.art/89340P
“The Siege of Mons.” 1691. French. Oil on canvas. © 2021 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/6424413/

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