Marie Madeleine de la Vieuville, comtesse de Parabère.

Mistress, comtesse, Parabère, Coiffure, Louis XV, Rococo, hairstyle,
Comtesse de Parabère (1693-1755). Coiffure Louis XV.

Marie Madeleine de la Vieuville, comtesse de Parabère (1693-1755).

Mistress of regent Philippe d’Orléns.

Marie-Madeleine de La Vieuville de La Tour Pavant, called Madame de Parabère (6 October 1693 in Paris; – 13 August 1755 ibid.), was the official mistress (maîtresse en titre) of Philippe II de Bourbon, duc d’Orléans (1674-1723), regent for the minor king Louis XV, and thus one of the most important persons in the Régence period.

Source: Albums de coiffures historiques par E. Nissy. Editeur: Albert Brunet, Paris c. 1860.

Illustration, hairstyle, Albert Brunet,


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