Madame du Barry’s Apartment in Versailles Has Regained its Luster

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Madame du Barrys Apartment in Versailles Has Regained its Luster-1

The newly restored apartment of Louis XV's last mistress is now open to the public for the exhibition dedicated to the monarch. One of the most refined places of the château, a testament to the intimacy of Versailles. © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN © Christophe Fouin In the twilight of his life, King Louis XV was widowed, after the death of his wife Queen Marie Leszczynska, which was followed by that of his mistress and friend, Madame de Pompadour. He quickly found consolation in the beauty of Madame du Barry, his last mistress. He even decided to move her

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