Artist: François Boucher
Dates: 29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770
Title of Piece: Madame de Pompadour
Brief Biography: Boucher was a painter of the Rococo era. He is best known for his idyllic and voluptuous style. Boucher is one of the most celebrated decorative artists of the 18th century. He also painted portraits of Madame de Pompadour, his patroness.