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March 02, 2009

About Her: Madame Du Barry

"She is tall, well made, ravishingly fair, with an open forehead, fine eyes, pretty lashes, an oval face with little moles upon her cheeks, which only serve to enhance her beauty, an aquiline nose, laughing mouth, clear skin, and a bosom which most would be wise to shun comparison."

Souvenirs de Jean Etienne Despreaux


  1. This lady's looks just don't go out of style. Even today her physical attributes comply with Hollywood's celebrity prerequisites;)

  2. YES you are so right, there is a bust of her in Germany and she is just gorgeous!

  3. Welllll isn't it nice to be Madame Du Barry! ;)