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[[ Read E-pub ]] ð Madame de Pompadour: Images of a Mistress ⚣ Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, was one of the most powerful women of her era Born inin a relatively humble milieu to a father whose identity has never been confirmed, she married a man who was possibly her cousin At the age of , through her own intelligence and beauty as well as the scheming of her relatives, she became the official mistress of Louis XV of France Even though their physical relationship ended after five or six years, she remained the King s confidante and companion until her death inShe amassed both great wealth, which she lavished on the decoration of various chateaux, and enormous power with which she promoted those who pleased her and demoted, or had imprisoned, those who did not In the process she attracted both admiration and vicious criticism, in France and abroad This was a very good book It goes into detail concerning Madame de Pompadour and her life, her role at court and the implications of the different portraits commissioned by her or of her the use they served her at court or with Louis XV.