Abel François Poisson de Vandières, marquis de Marigny (1727 - 1781)

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Arts administrator, commissioner of buildings and works of art, collector of paintings and works of art, in Paris. Abel-François Poisson; from 1745 called himself de Vandieres; in 1754 was created Marquis de Marigny; in 1778 was permitted to style himself Marquis de Menars. Brother of Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour (1721-64).


Born: 1727

Died: 1781

Gender: Male

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