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  1. Andre Charles Boulle
  2. Hotel Matignon, Paris
  3. diaper pattern
  4. Boulle marquetry
  5. FB Louis XIV Commodes
  1. a 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
  2. b
  3. c an allover pattern with motifs placed in a repeated design, esp. on a rectangular or diagonal grid.
  4. d
  5. e 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)

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. Stool
  3. French term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.

5 True/False questions

  1. Vaux-le-Vicomte chamber de roi
    Charles le brun - Painter


  2. En Suitea room used primarily for exhibition of art objects; a drawing room.


  3. Parterresa heavy curtain hung across a doorway


  4. Louis XIV Bedroom - Versailles


  5. Ormolu: golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for furniture)