Paris society was rocked by scandalAn event or action that causes public outrage, or the outrage caused by that event or action.
in 1787, when Madame Vigée Le Brun painted herself with a wide smile on her face.
Quote of the Day
"We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world could see the motives behind them."
~ La Rochefoucauld (17th century)
On This Day
1757The British East India Company defeated the Bengali & French armies at the Battle of Plassey, establishing company rule in Bengal.