Portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour
Maurice Quentin de La Tour (Saint-Quentin, 1704–1788)
Pastel with gouache highlights on at least eight sheets of blue paper including one for the face, glued to canvas on a stretcher
H. 1.77 m; L. 1.36 m
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Department of Prints and Drawings,Inv. 27614
Department of Prints and Drawings
Sully wing, level 2, room 45
On the Louvre website
An original souvenir of your visit to one of the world’s most beautiful museums.
Xavier Salmon, Department of Prints and Drawings
Jean-François Méjanès, former curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings
Xavier Salmon, director of the Department of Prints and Drawings
Catherine Gougeon, documentary researcher in the Department of Decorative Arts
Sabine de La Rochefoucauld, art historian
Multimedia design and coordination
Christina Kékicheff, Interpretation and Cultural Programming Department – Digital and Audiovisual Production Division
Giulia Longo, Research and Collections Department – Documentary and Editorial Resources Division
Manuel Ríos, Research and Collections Department – Documentary and Editorial Resources Division
Graphic design and multimedia production
For the photo credits, please see the “Resources” section.
© Musée du Louvre, juin 2017
This project was supported by eni.