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French Baroque Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Place des Vosges-
  2. Boiserie
  3. place des Vosges
  4. FB Louis XIV side chair
  5. Lozenge
  1. a A rhomb or, more rarely a rhomboid usually one of a series. Diamond shaped form.
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d wood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
  5. e

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.

  2. Architect- Louis le Vau, Landscape Architect- Andre le Notre. Built for Nicholas Fouquet.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) - Versailles. Architect Jules Hardouin Mansart- 3rd Building


  2. diaper patternThree evenings a week where Louis XIV was "at home" to his court. Characterized by a formal informality.


  3. pierced stretcherStretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center


  4. FauteuilFrench term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.


  5. FB Louis XIV inlaid table


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