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HOLY!!! Christian Dior, 1950. Photo by Philippe Pottier.

Madrid's Top 10 : Museo Del Prado - Flemish and Dutch Paintings -The Three Graces This erotic masterpiece (1636–8) by Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) was inspired by classical sculpture and features Love, Desire and Virginity, two of them modelled on wives of the artist.

Mdme du Pomopadour paintyed byt François Boucher... ( 1703 –1770) was a French painter,a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes. He also painted several portraits of his illustrious patroness, Madame de Pompadour

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour (1756), detail. François Boucher. Oil on canvas. Boucher (French, 1703-1770) was known for his Rococo-style idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes. He also painted several portraits of his patroness, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, also known as Madame de Pompadour (1721–1764), the official chief mistress of Louis XV. A patron of the arts, science and literature, she sponsored many painters and writers, including Voltaire. “Après nous, le déluge.”