← French Baroque Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Louvre- East Front -Architect Claude Perrault
- Palais de Versailles- Aerial View; Architect - Louis Le Vau, Painter -Charles le Brun, Landscape Architect- Andre Le Notre
- place des Vosges
- FB Louis XIV table @ Versailles
- d a type of wall decoration used in 17th century French domestic architecture consists of vertical bands of rusticated masonry which divides the facades into panels or bays
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the decorated front wall or bay of a building. An ornamental porch or chief pediment.
- A technique developed by Andre-Charles Boulle (1642-1732) of inlaying brass with tortoiseshell and, sometimes, pewter, fashionable and highly prized in France throughout the 18th century
5 True/False Questions
Salon → a room used primarily for exhibition of art objects; a drawing room.
Boiserie → wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
Cove ceiling → a ceiling having a cove at it's intersection with the wall.
Salon de musique, Hotel Lauzun- → Stretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center
Lozenge → A rhomb or, more rarely a rhomboid usually one of a series. Diamond shaped form.