1758 Marquise de Pompadour by François Boucher (Victoria and Albert Museum, London)

This Boucher portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour shows what a lady, with an unlimited clothes budget, could wear casually in 1758.

Keywords:  1758, Boucher, Marquise de Pompadour, Marquise, French, mistress, Louis XV, straight coiffure, high neckline, bows, three quarter length puffed sleeves, cuffs, vee waistline, panniers, over-skirt, bracelets, shoes


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