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Madame du BarryMadame du Barry1743 - 1793“Encore un moment!”David Bowie once said, “The pretty things are going to Hell.” Thebeautiful Madame du Barry earned the characteristics of being patient andreligious in a scandalous life. Born an illegitimate daughter of a seamstressand a friar, she worked as a milliner’s assistant. She attracted the attention ofJean du Barry, a Gascon nobleman, and he soon made her his mistress. Heintroduced her into Parisian high society, where she became very successful.But later, she became the mistress of Louis XV and lived a royal life thatmade her a sensation in Paris and shaped her into a more proper andclassified woman.Madame du Barry was one of the moreamboyant personalities ofher time and had a love for gifts. Two royal jewelers knowing her passion

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Marie Antoinette, Louis XV of France, Madame du Barry, Place de la Concorde

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