The Hunt after Jeanne-Antoinette de Pompadour: Patronage, Politics, Art, and the French Enlightenment

The Hunt after Jeanne-Antoinette de Pompadour: Patronage, Politics, Art, and the French Enlightenment

by Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739149638
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/31/2011
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley is assistant professor of European history at New Jersey City University.

Table of Contents

1 Acknowledgements 2 List of Figures 3 Introduction 4 Chapter 1. The Hunt for Jeanne-Antoinette de Pompadour: Beyond The Toilet of Venus 5 Chapter 2. Pompadour at the Court of Versailles 6 Chapter 3. Pompadour and Diplomacy 7 Chapter 4. Pompadour and Artistic Patronage 8 Chapter 5. Pompadour in a Culture of Enlightenment 9 Chapter 6. The Pompadour Paradox 10 Conclusion 11 Bibliography 12 About the Author

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