1740 Marie-Thérèse Geoffrin, Marquise de La Ferté Imbault by Jean Marc Nattier (location ?)

Her mother, Marie-Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin, was a renowned salon hostess (click here to see her 1738 Nattier portrait and here to see her Marianne Loire portrait) who married her daughter, seen in the this portrait, into the nobility. This biographical article shows that they had an intense rivalry.

From leslanturelus.fr/marie-therese-geoffrin/; spots removed with Photoshop.

1740 Marie-Thérèse Geoffrin, Marquise de La Ferté Imbault by Jean Marc Nattier (location ?) From leslanturelus.f::marie-therese-geoffrin: despot

Nattier portrayed sitters in whitw theatrical confections like this ribbon- and bow-bedecked dress and matching coat worn by Marie-Thérèse Geoffrin.

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