August 23, 2010

About Her: Madame du Barry



"I well knew that Du Barry and her infamous party were constant spies upon the Queen on every occasion of such a nature [nightly promenades]; and that they would not fail to exaggerate her every movement to her prejudice."



3 comments :

  1. Madame du Barry's behavior is natural: she was jealous of the Dauphine. Marie was witty, young, beautiful and had an excellent taste in fashion; Which represented a menace for Madame.

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  2. I wonder who exactly that 'infamous party' was? Who were the friends of Madame du Barry at court?

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  3. Quite interesting, haven't hear much about her in particular, she is one of the characters I have done in my 18th century collection!

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