5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- FB Louis XIV Writing desk
- Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) - Versailles. Architect Jules Hardouin Mansart- 3rd Building
- Saltire stretcher
- b Stretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center
- c French term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.
- e Three evenings a week where Louis XIV was "at home" to his court. Characterized by a formal informality.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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
- a room used primarily for exhibition of art objects; a drawing room.
- a ceiling having a cove at it's intersection with the wall.
- the decorated front wall or bay of a building. An ornamental porch or chief pediment.
5 True/False Questions
Tabouret → The central support of a medieval doorway.
En Suite → wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
Parterres → a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
pierced stretcher → a carved stretcher that one is able to see threw
Hotel Matignon, Paris → French term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.