5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- FB Louis XIV Bureau Mazarin
- Place des Vosges-
- Louvre- East Front -Architect Claude Perrault
- c Residental urban community
- 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
- a carved stretcher that one is able to see threw
- a 17th century desk form named more or less in memory of Cardinal Mazarin, regent of France from 1642 to 1661. It is the earliest predecessor of the pedestal desk and differs from it by having only two tiers of drawers or three tiers of rather small drawers under the desktop surface, followed by eight legs supporting the whole. Also, the bureau Mazarin has cross braces between the legs, forming two Xs or two Hs on each side.
- a ceiling having a cove at it's intersection with the wall.
- French Sofa or Fauteuil expanded to 3 seats
5 True/False questions
Andre Charles Boulle → 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)
place des Vosges →
diaper pattern → an allover pattern with motifs placed in a repeated design, esp. on a rectangular or diagonal grid.
FB Louis XIV Commodes →
Parterres → Flower gardens arranged in formal, often symmetrical, patterns with separating paths