5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Andre Charles Boulle
- Hotel Matignon, Paris
- diaper pattern
- Boulle marquetry
- FB Louis XIV Commodes
- 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
- c an allover pattern with motifs placed in a repeated design, esp. on a rectangular or diagonal grid.
- 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
- 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.
- French term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.
5 True/False questions
Vaux-le-Vicomte chamber de roi →
Charles le brun - Painter
En Suite → a room used primarily for exhibition of art objects; a drawing room.
Parterres → a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
Louis XIV Bedroom - Versailles →
Ormolu → : golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for furniture)