As all monarchs of France have been required by law to be male, there has never been a queen or empress regnant of France. Many French consorts acted as regents for their husbands or children.
Elisabeth of Austria Queen of France, Paiting by François Clouet, ca. 1571
Catherine de Medici painted by Francois Clouet, 1555
Marguerite de Valois 1553 - 1615, Francois Clouet
Scene in the bedroom of Marguerite de Valois during the night of Saint Bartholomew, Musee du Louvre, Paris. Alexandre Evariste Fragonard
Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, 1775. Artist may be Gautier Dagoty.
Portrait of the Empress Josephine, François Gerard
The empress' official portrait, Franz Xaver Winterhalter