Marie Francoise Julie Constance Filleul, Marquise de Marigny by Alexander Roslin. Illegitimate daughter of Louis XV and Irène du Buisson de Longpré. She married the Director General of the King's Buildings, the Marquis de Marigny who was the brother of Madame de Pompadour.
Madame de Pompadour. The exemplar of the eightieth century's spirited and refined elegance. (Detail, F. Boucher, circa 1759)
Egyptian Cosmetic Spoon in the shape of a Swimming Girl holding a Dish. New Kingdom: Dynasty 18: reign of Amenhotep III , ca. 1390–1352 B.C. alabaster, steatite.....beautiful.
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat, ca. 1990-1900 B.C.. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, early. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1990 (1990.59.1)
The Countess de Bavière-Grosberg wears white face makeup, strong lip and cheek rouge, and may have darkened eyebrows. (Alexander Roslin, 1780)
A look at medieval make-up. ~S http://www.medievalists.net/2014/07/02/use-animals-medicine-latin-tradition-study-tresor-de-beutat-medieval-treatise-devoted-female-cosmetics/ #medieval #makeup #cosmetics