Madame de Pompadour

Madame de Pompadour

Author: Christine Pevitt Algrant

Publisher: Grove Press

ISBN: 0802140351

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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A portrait of Louis XV's famous mistress depicts her as a self-made woman who rose from anonymity in early eighteenth-century Paris to a person of influence in Versailles, describing her training, numerous transformations, marriage, and romance with the king. Reprint.

Madame de Pompadour
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nancy Mitford
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-06 - Publisher: Random House

When Jeanne-Antoinette was nine, she was told by a fortune teller that she would one day become the mistress of the handsome young Louix XV - from that day she was groomed to become 'a morsel fit for a King'. Nancy Mitford lovingly tells the story of how the little
Madame de Pompadour
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Christine Pevitt Algrant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08 - Publisher: Grove Press

A portrait of Louis XV's famous mistress depicts her as a self-made woman who rose from anonymity in early eighteenth-century Paris to a person of influence in Versailles, describing her training, numerous transformations, marriage, and romance with the king. Reprint.
Madame de Pompadour
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Evelyne Lever
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09 - Publisher: Macmillan

A portrait of the famous mistress of Louis XV traces the political and personal intricacies of her relationship with the king, her impact on period culture, and friendships with top artists, writers, and philosophers. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Madame de Pompadour: Mistress of France
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: David Mynders Smythe
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1953 - Publisher:

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The Portraits of Madame de Pompadour
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Elise Goodman
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"An immensely eloquent tour de force, demonstrating the complex and often contradictory position of women in both intellectual and visual culture. Goodman examines Pompadour as an icon of court culture who simultaneously represents sexuality and the life of the mind. The paintings are the visual record of a remarkable and