Marie Antoinette's Head: The Royal Hairdresser, the Queen, and the Revolution

By Bashor, Will

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ISBN
9780762791538
Publisher
Lyons


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Reviewed on October 1, 2013  |  Social Sciences

When Léonard Autié arrived in Paris during the summer of 1769, he brought with him a bundle of self-confidence and his "magic comb." Determined to make his fortune as a hairdresser, Autié quickly found patrons among Parisian actresses and in the court of Louis XV. It was Autié who created "le pouf," those massive and frivolous concoctions that towered above the foreheads of the privileged elite and contained ribbons, feathers, flowers, jewels, and, ulti...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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