Sad Day In the Life of A Nymphomaniac

From Casanova on, generations of Art critics and historians fantasized about this drawing of Francois Boucher. Who is she? One of the girls from Parc-aux-Cerfs, the nympho-harem of Louis XV? It had even been published under the title of Louise O’Murphie! The were others who voted for her sister. Yea-a-a…  And now A. Laing has dumped a bucket of cold water on our inflamed brains: From the letters of Bauchaumont to Boucher he had learned that the young woman is but Madame Boucher… This guy just reads too much, and this is not right. What he did is selfish! What he has taken away cannot be replaced! Where is the flight of theoretical imagination? And what if we all simply refuse to believe it?!

About versaillesgossip, before and after Francis Ponge

The author of the blogs Versailles Gossip and Before and After Francis Ponge, Vadim Bystritski lives and teaches in Brest France. The the three main themes of his literary endeavours are humor, the French Prose Poetry, the French XVII and XVIII Century Art and History. His writings and occasionally art has been published in a number of ezines (Eratio, Out of Nothing, Scars TV, etc). He also contributes to Pinterest where he comments on the artifiacts from the Louvre and other collections. Some of his shorter texts are in Spanish, Russian and French.
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