Madame de Pompadour by Charles-Andre (Carle) van Loo (location unknown to gogm)

Carle van Loo, the painter of this portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour, was part of a family of artists. His Wikipedia article is here.

Keywords:  van Loo - Carle, Marquise de Pompadour, Marquise, French, mistress, Louis XV, long curly coiffure, hat, square decolletage, laced bodice, floral bodice ornament, vee waistline, panniers, wrap

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