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Detailed description :Maurice-Quentin Delatour
La Marquise de Pompadour

Maurice-Quentin Delatour
La Marquise de Pompadour

Author(s): Jean-François  Méjanès

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When Madame de Pompadour commissioned her portrait from the most famous and gifted pastelist of the period, Maurice-Quentin Delatour, she was about to complete the final stage of her prodigious ascension: as first mistress to king Louis XV, then friend, she also aspired to be his adviser. This portrait is a statement – carefully analyzed for the first time here – of the new role she sought.



Technical details

64 pages, paperback with flaps, 14 x 21.5 cm, 45 color and black-and-white illustrations.

Publication date



18th century
ISBN French2-7118-4451-X
French only


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