← French Baroque Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- FB Louis XIV inlaid table
- Cour d'honneur
- pierced stretcher
- Place des Vosges-
- a Open forecourt, sometimes literally translated as "Court of Honour", is the architectural term for defining a three-sided courtyard, created when the main central block, or corps de logis, is flanked by symmetrical advancing secondary wings, containing minor rooms.
- b a room used primarily for exhibition of art objects; a drawing room.
- c a carved stretcher that one is able to see threw
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
- A rhomb or, more rarely a rhomboid usually one of a series. Diamond shaped form.
- he Savonnerie carpets from their creation were woven by the royal manufacturer for Louis XIV to Louis XVI. Only the king was able to own or rarely sell a Savonnerie carpet, leading to the development of the Aubusson. These flat woven carpets emulated the designs of the Savonnerie carpets. This lead to its vast popularity with the wealthy European community. Aubusson rugs graced the floors throughout all of Europe in the 17th and the 18th century.
5 True/False Questions
Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) - Versailles. Architect Jules Hardouin Mansart- 3rd Building →
Cove ceiling → A rhomb or, more rarely a rhomboid usually one of a series. Diamond shaped form.
Salon de musique, Hotel Lauzun- → the French cabinetmaker who is generally considered to be the preeminent artist in the field of marquetry. His fame in marquetry led to his name being given to a fashion of inlaying known as Boulle (or, in 19th-century Britain, Buhl work)
Tabouret → Stool
Pavillions → a Detached or semi detached structure used for entertainment. On a facade a prominent portion usually central or terminal, identified by projection, height, and special roof forms.