Portrait of Madame de Pompadour (1756), detail. François Boucher (French, 1703-1770). Oil on canvas.

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour (1756), detail. François Boucher (French, 1703-1770). Oil on canvas.

Portrait of Madame Begeret, 1746 ~ by François Boucher (1703-70). Her husband was a patron of Boucher's -- likely introduced Boucher to Madame Pompadour, his most important and long-standing client...

Portrait of Madame Begeret, 1746 ~ by François Boucher (1703-70). Her husband was a patron of Boucher's -- likely introduced Boucher to Madame Pompadour, his most important and long-standing client...

Madame Pompadour, mistress de officialle of King Louis XV of France in a lovely dress typical of the 1700s. Her shoes are called mules. (2nd picture.)

Madame Pompadour, mistress de officialle of King Louis XV of France in a lovely dress typical of the 1700s. Her shoes are called mules. (2nd picture.)

madame de pompadour | Madame de Pompadour at her dressing table,1750 by Francois Boucher

madame de pompadour | Madame de Pompadour at her dressing table,1750 by Francois Boucher

Madame Pompadour http://calantheandthenightingale.tumblr.com/post/6909635965/madame-bergeret-by-francois-boucher-1703-1770

Madame Pompadour http://calantheandthenightingale.tumblr.com/post/6909635965/madame-bergeret-by-francois-boucher-1703-1770

Madame de Pompadour. Final portrait begun just days before death, finished after it (by Francois Hubert Drouais) In 1764, at the age of 42, she dies in Versailles of either lung cancer or tuberculosis.

Madame de Pompadour. Final portrait begun just days before death, finished after it (by Francois Hubert Drouais) In 1764, at the age of 42, she dies in Versailles of either lung cancer or tuberculosis.

Le one who started it all. Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764); mistress, King Louis XV. XVhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_de_Pompadour

Le one who started it all. Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764); mistress, King Louis XV. XVhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_de_Pompadour

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