The menagerie of Montespan

The menagerie of Montespan

Madame de Montespan transformed the salons of Versailles into a menagerie. The Duc de Noailles, in his Memoirs said: "she harnessed 6 mice to a filigree coach and let her beautiful hands bite them, she also raised little pigs and goats under the painted and gilded paneling of her apartment in Versailles. ".


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