Houasse, Michel-Ange (1680-1730); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1717. Louis I (1707?24) was King of Spain from 15 January 1724 until his death in August the same year. His reign is recorded as one of the shortest in history, lasting for just over seven months. Portrait de Louis Ier d'Espagne. Provenance: Prado, Madrid, Spain / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.