The eighteenth-century woman


The hallmarks of the eighteenth century--its opulence, charm, wit, intelligence--are embodied in the age's remarkable women. These women held sway in the salons, in the councils of state, in the ballrooms, in the bedrooms; they enchanted (or intimidated) the most powerful of men and presided over an extraordinary cultural flowering of unprecedented luxury and sophistication. It is this captivating world that Olivier Bernier recreates. A world in which the shrewdness of Madame de Pompadour or the beauty of Madame du Barry ...

The Eighteenth-Century Woman 2013, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

ISBN-13: 9780300201468

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The Eighteenth-Century Woman 1981, Doubleday Books, Garden City, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385178754

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The eighteenth-century woman 1981, Doubleday :: Published in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Garden City, N.Y. :: New York

ISBN-13: 9780870992940