Madame de Pompadour: Patroness and Minister of the Arts

Madame de Pompadour, 1759 by François Boucher (French, 1703-1770)

Madame de Pompadour had a fondness for truffle soup, chocolate and champagne, but was also just as keen to nourish her intellect.

Long form articles:

https://www.thoughtco.com/madame-de-pompadour-biography-4584674

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/madame-de-pompadour-was-far-more-mistress-180967662/

https://artuk.org/discover/stories/madame-de-pompadour-rococo-style-icon

https://www.npr.org/2016/05/10/477369874/more-than-a-mistress-madame-de-pompadour-was-a-minister-of-the-arts

https://www.christies.com/features/Sevres-porcelain-collecting-guide-8706-1.aspx

Madame De Pompadour: Mistress of France

Algrant, Christine Pevitt

 ISBN 10: 0007166095 / ISBN 13: 9780007166091

Madame de Pompadour: A Life

Lever, Evelyne

Published by St. Martin’s Griffin (2003)

ISBN 10: 0312310501 ISBN 13: 9780312310509

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