Poisson, Abel-François, marquis de Menars et de Marigny
French, 1727 - 1781
Vandières marquis de
The brother of Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson le Normat d'Etoiles, the marquise de Pompadour [1721-1764], Abel-François was earlier known as the marquise de Marigny and the marquis de Vandières. He served as directeur général of buildings, gardens, arts & industries under the king.