Countess Jeanne Du Barry (1743-1793) was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. Pompadour. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm. Her love of expensive jewelry and clothing were widely rumored abroad and earned her the hostility of the mobs later on during the Revolution. Banished from court after Louis’ death, she was later arrested by the Revolutionary Tribunal on charges of treason and sent to the…

Countess Jeanne Du Barry was a mistress of Louis XV, but did not become involved in politics as had her predecessor, Mme. While at court, she was celebrated for her beauty and natural charm.

Madame du Barry (1743-1793), née Marie-Jeanne Bécu Auteur : Pajou Augustin (1730-1809) Crédit photographique : (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski Période : 18e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale) Date : 1773

Madame du Barry (1743-1793), née Marie-Jeanne Bécu Auteur : Pajou Augustin (1730-1809) Crédit photographique : (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski Période : 18e siècle, période moderne (Europe occidentale) Date : 1773

Madame du Barry (1743-1793), late 1760's by Francois-Hubert Drouais

Jeanne, Madame du Barry by Francois-Hubert Drouais. Mistress of King Louis XV. She was put to death by guillotine during the French Revolution.

Jeanne Bécu, comtesse du Barry (19 August 1743 – 8 December 1793) was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.[1][2]

Madame du Barry - Jeanne Bécu, comtesse du Barry August 1743 – 8 December was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution

Music pavillion of Madame Du Barry at  Louveciennes

176 Music pavilion of Madame Du Barry at Louveciennes. The Chteau de Louveciennes built in 1700 by Louis XIV was given to Madame du Barry by Louis XV.

Portrait de Madame Du Barry en Flore par François‐Hubert Drouais - Jeanne Bécu de Cantigny, dite Mademoiselle de Vaubernier, devenue par son mariage comtesse du Barry, née le 19 août 1743 à Vaucouleurs en Lorraine et guillotinée à Paris le 8 décembre 1793, fut la dernière favorite du roi Louis XV. Son origine roturière et sa jeunesse agitée suscitèrent des pamphlets injurieux et même orduriers.

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Portrait of Madame Du Barry en Flore by François‐Hubert Drouais

Madame Du Barry in Marie Antoinette (2006). Costume Designer: Milena Canonero

Rip Torn as Louis XV & Asia Argento as Madame Du Barry in Marie Antoinette Costume Designer: Milena Canonero

Plan of Louveciennes, a minor château where Madame du Barry spent the remaining part of her life after Louis XV's death before she was taken to the guillotine

Plan of Louveciennes, a minor château where Madame du Barry spent the remaining part of her life after Louis XV's death before she was taken to the guillotine

Portrait of Madame Du Barry 1770 - mistress of Louis XV - by François Hubert Drout

Portrait of Madame Du Barry 1770 - mistress of Louis XV - by François Hubert Drout (known for her breathtaking beauty, kind & loving temperament, low birth & hysterics at the end.

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