Madame de Pompadour1758
This half length portrait shows the sumptuously dressed mistress of Louis XV reclining elegantly on a couch. Her celebrated beauty is offset by the flowers, ribbons, lace and jewels of her costume, while her considerable intellectual interests are hinted at through the inclusion of the book and her writing desk. Read more...
- 37.9 × 46.3 cm (14.9 × 18.2 in)
- Oil on canvas
- This photographic reproduction is in the public domain (Wikimedia Commons)
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