Pompadour Quentin de La Tour

Madame de Pompadour

(1721-1764)

Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour, from 1745 until her untimely death, was the most influential woman of the realm as a favourite of King Louis XV, to whom she remained tied to for almost twenty years. She’s considered a queen of the Age of Enlightenment for her well-known love of art, theatre, science, philosophy…