Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century
A website about the age of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
September 22, 2017
18th Century Fashion Rules: Colors and Cuts
Elisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun, Comtesse Marie Dubarry . 1789, oil on canvas. Musée St.-Didie. A Letter from Marie Antoinette t...
April 26, 2017
Marie Antoinette visits the Louvre
Anonymous, Portrait of Marie Antoinette . Miniature, cloth. Musée du Louvre. How do you browse an art gallery? Here is a little acco...
February 22, 2017
A Description of Paris in the 18th Century
A description of Paris between the years 1787-1789. An Englishman visits Paris and this is what he had to say...
September 21, 2016
How to frame a painting by François Boucher
A photo posted by Lauren (@mariegossip) on May 29, 2016 at 9:26am PDT Boucher's The Interrupted Sleep caught my eye while...
July 18, 2016
How Tall Was Marie Antoinette?
Joseph Ducreux After French, 1735-1802, Marie Antoinette as a Young Girl. Dates not recorded, oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Bos...
May 31, 2016
Jean-Honoré Fragonard's Mythological Figures
Fragonard, The Goddess Minerva . c. 1772. The Detroit Institute of Arts. Here is a selection of mythological and fictional figur...
April 27, 2016
The secret history of Marie Antoinette's perfumer
Louis XVI, de trois quarts à gauche, Marie-Antoinette, le second Dauphin et Madame Elisabeth, de profil à gauche, bustes conjugués, émer...
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