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1782 Madame Du Barry    Portrait by Elisabeth Vigée LeBrun. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.    Jeanne Bécu, comtesse du Barry (19 August 1743 – 8 December 1793) was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.

MADAME du BARRY 1782 by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, who was a French painter, recognized as the most important female painter of the century.

Madame du Barry (1743-1793), late 1760's by Francois-Hubert Drouais

Jeanne, Madame du Barry by Francois-Hubert Drouais. Mistress of King Louis XV. She was put to death by guillotine during the French Revolution.

Music pavillion of Madame Du Barry at  Louveciennes

176 Music pavilion of Madame Du Barry at Louveciennes. The Chteau de Louveciennes built in 1700 by Louis XIV was given to Madame du Barry by Louis XV.

Jeanne Bécu, comtesse du Barry (19 August 1743 – 8 December 1793) was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.[1][2]

Madame du Barry - Jeanne Bécu, comtesse du Barry August 1743 – 8 December was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution

Portrait de Madame Du Barry en Flore par François‐Hubert Drouais - Jeanne Bécu de Cantigny, dite Mademoiselle de Vaubernier, devenue par son mariage comtesse du Barry, née le 19 août 1743 à Vaucouleurs en Lorraine et guillotinée à Paris le 8 décembre 1793, fut la dernière favorite du roi Louis XV. Son origine roturière et sa jeunesse agitée suscitèrent des pamphlets injurieux et même orduriers.

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Portrait of Madame Du Barry en Flore by François‐Hubert Drouais

Countess Jeanne Du Barry (1743-1793) was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. Pompadour. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm. Her love of expensive jewelry and clothing were widely rumored abroad and earned her the hostility of the mobs later on during the Revolution. Banished from court after Louis’ death, she was later arrested by the Revolutionary Tribunal on charges of treason and sent to the…

Countess Jeanne Du Barry was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm.

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