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POMPADOUR, Jeanne Antoinette d'Étiolles de (1721 - 1764), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POMPADOUR, Jeanne Antoinette d'Étiolles de (1721 - 1764), Painter, engraver

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French, 18th century, female.

Born 29 December 1721, in Paris; died 15 April 1764, in Versailles.

Painter, engraver.

Although it seems very likely that Madame de Pompadour's teachers Cochin and Boucher may have assisted their pupil with the technicalities of engraving and perhaps even guided her hand, she nevertheless produced a significant number of pieces that are obviously the work of a good amateur. She had

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