Francois Boucher

The Greats: World Art Masterpieces at the Art Gallery of NSW

The Greats: World Art Masterpieces at the Art Gallery of NSW

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I found it thrilling to stand inches from The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland bringing to life a story from mythology, or from life

Jeanne-and-Abel-Poisson-(Mme-Pompadour)

Jeanne Antoinette Marquise de Pompadour – Woman of Influence

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French painter François Boucher produced many of the images we have of Jeanne Antoinette, Marquise de Pompadour, official Mistress of King Louis XV of France

Detail Le Petit Dejeneur

The Rococo Style – Sophisticated and Yet Enchantingly Pretty

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The Rococo style was delicately elegant with a distinct preference for asymmetry. It was presided over by France’s King Louis XV’s mistress, Madame du Pompadour, a sophisticated lady of impeccable style.