Madame de Pompadour and Luigi XV: Birth of a rumored Love

By |2016-01-12T23:44:09+00:00January 12th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour Becoming the woman of the king had been the greatest aspiration, not so hidden, Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson since childhood, thanks to a mother who had always encouraged to do so by relying on the natural ambition of his daughter and his undoubted intellectual and physical qualities. A [...]

Versailles: The vaccine against smallpox Wanted Hairstyle Fashion

By |2015-12-22T01:54:41+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Maria Antonietta (by film "Marie Antoinette"). Even the smallpox vaccine gave the opportunity for a new hairstyle during the reign of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette did everything tendency to Versailles, even more serious, and any excuse was good to invent new fashions to follow, both in terms of [...]

Color Pulce: Strane Fashion Versailles

By |2018-10-29T04:30:38+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

A portrait of Rose Bertin, creator of "puce" For a certain period of time, the palace of Versailles, Marie Antoinette laid down the law in fashion. Practically, all that the queen wore, It was promptly imitated by the court ladies. Long-Marie was a follower of Rose Bertin, famous dressmaker [...]

Parc-aux-Cerfs: the park “Red Light” di Versailles

By |2015-11-03T01:38:57+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

A favorite of King Louis XV portrayed inside the mansion in the Parc-aux-Cerfs in Versailles Among the famous and beautiful corners of the palace of Versailles, The Deer Park (Park-to-deer) He was the one who had the notoriety of the place "Red Light": The reason is obvious. After brilliantly [...]

Invitation to the Court of Versailles

By |2018-11-03T23:35:24+00:00January 19th, 2015|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

An invitation to the court of Versailles represented a significant commitment. Scene from the movie "Marie Antoinette" While on the one hand to receive an invitation to the court of Versailles was, it is granted, a great honor, on the other, this also constituted a considerable commitment, since it was not possible to act freely, but it had to [...]

Games to the Court of Versailles: Rollerblades

By |2015-01-19T01:08:07+00:00January 19th, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Skates for ice the game of shoes was the favorite winter pastime of ladies and courtiers to the magnificent court of Versailles. Introduced to the time of King Louis XV, Rollerblades, even then almost identical to those we have today, soon they became one of the most beloved entertainment of the nobility. Queen Marie Antoinette, Modern girl [...]

Maria Teresa and Maria Antonietta: Scolding from Mother to Daughter

By |2015-01-12T02:04:42+00:00January 12th, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Maria Theresa of Austria, surrounded by his large family. The small beds is Maria Antonietta, that would fill the reprimands during adolescence The Empress Maria Theresa of Austria was a clever political and mother rather severe, although loving, I di 16 sons. Forced to give the bride just fourteen Marie Antoinette to the Dauphin of France to strengthen [...]

Sled Marie Antoinette

By |2015-01-11T04:22:32+00:00January 9th, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

An eighteenth century sleigh ride was an exceptionally harsh winter that of 1776 in France: Paris and Versailles found themselves buried under a thick blanket of snow. At Queen Marie Antoinette, he always carried in his heart the childhood spent in Vienna, She remembered her happy and carefree girl games, in particular that of [...]

An Anecdote Taken by Memories of Madame Campan: who should Reaching Down Shirt Night Queen?

By |2014-12-26T21:22:31+00:00December 26th, 2014|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Madame Campan. The woman, in his memoir, French label describes in detail some exaggerations, stiff even on how to put on her nightgown You can not say he was wrong Marie Antoinette in judging the label that regulated court life at Versailles often excessive and even ridiculous: the following story, stretch [...]

Louis XIV and the Game of Bowls: an Anecdote

By |2014-12-21T02:31:25+00:00December 21st, 2014|Anecdotes and curiosities, Modern history|

Portrait of Louis XIV (1684). The Sun King was dedicated with passion to the game of bowls One of the favorite pastimes of Louis XIV, the Sun King, It was the game of bowls, to which the monarch was dedicated with passion whenever I was free from commitments. One day, after the usual game, it happened that the king [...]