The Diet Afrodisiaca of Madame de Pompadour

By |2018-02-05T13:57:20+00:005 February 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Madame de Pompadour and her brother. The woman, cold, tried a "care" with an aphrodisiac Jeanne Antoinette Poisson diet (1721-1764), most famous as Madame de Pompadour, fu per [...]

Hairstyles “Thought provoking” (and Incredibles) the Court of Versailles

By |2018-11-21T19:37:26+00:0014 January 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

A lady at the hairdresser in '700. Some extravagant hairstyles sported by ladies in Versailles made time for a certain period of time at the court of Versailles ladies [...]

Restrooms in Versailles: beautiful and…Unnecessary

By |2018-10-13T05:06:21+00:0012 January 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Personal Hygiene in '700 (painting by Francois Boucher). At Versailles the toilets were, but they were not practically never used As is known, the Palace of Versailles the apparent [...]

Works “Sides” Versailles

By |2018-01-11T23:06:26+00:0011 January 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Louis XIV at Versailles surrounded by servants. At the palace they were held odd jobs, creati appositamente per accontentare le persone Dell'impressionante numero di servitori e degli strani lavori che [...]

Servants in Versailles: how were?

By |2018-10-13T05:09:03+00:0010 January 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Luigi XIV a Versailles. The number of servants at the palace was impressive how many servants worked in Versailles in the era of its heyday, then straddling the seventeenth [...]

Painting and History: Louis XV and Favorita-Prostitute

By |2018-10-15T00:11:01+00:009 February 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis XV and Madame Du Barry, his latest favorite, portraits in a nineteenth-century painting by Gyula Benczúr The French King, except for the honest and sober Louis XVI, [...]

Marie Antoinette and the Hunt

By |2016-04-27T00:47:48+00:0027 April 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Marie Antoinette hunting Hunting, especially that the fox, It was one of the favorite activities of sovereigns and aristocrats in past centuries; the young King of France, Louis XVI harbored [...]

The rivalry between Marie Antoinette and Madame Du Barry

By |2016-01-25T22:45:34+00:0025 January 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Kirsten Dunst Marie Antoinette film "Marie Antoinette" In the last years of the reign of Louis XV, The court of Versailles was animated by the rivalry, all female, [...]