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Après nous, le Déluge

Madame de Pompadour, also known as Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, was born on December 29, 1721. The Marquise is most famous as the head mistress on Louis XV from age 24 to her death at only 42 years old. As a … Continue reading

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Trop verte et mal éclairé

French painter François Boucher was born on September 29, 1703. Synonymous with the Roccoco style of rosy, round nudes, nature scenes, and charming domestic interiors, Boucher also often painted his patroness, Madame de Pompadour, the mistresses of Louis XV. Boucher won … Continue reading

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