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. Alcune stravaganti acconciature sfoggiate dalle signore a Versailles fecero epoca Per un certo periodo di tempo alla corte di Versailles le dame [...]

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 [...]

The Lovers of Louis XV: The Mysterious Death of Pauline Nesle

By |2017-02-10T23:26:52+00:0010 February 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portrait of Pauline Nesle In the vast array of lovers in revenue thanks and of Louis XV royal thalamus may also be counted three sisters, che divennero tutte [...]

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, [...]

The Madame de Pompadour Life in Three Minutes (with Video)

By |2016-09-27T01:31:42+00:0027 September 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The beautiful face of Madame de Pompadour Surfing the net I came across the interesting video found at bottom of page: solo tre minuti per raccontare la vita [...]

Opinions of Matter. An Anecdote Simpatico on the Palace of Versailles

By |2018-10-19T00:37:32+00:0017 July 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Contemporary history|

Palace of Versailles: The view of the gardens of Versailles palace, as known, was commissioned and built by Louis XIV was so visible and tangible evidence of their power [...]