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CHAPTER 16- Baroque and Rococo

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relating to or denoting a style of European architecture, music, and art of the 17th and 18th centuries that followed mannerism and is characterized by ornate detail. In architecture the period is exemplified by the palace of Versailles and by the work of Bernini in Italy. Major composers include Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel; Caravaggio and Rubens are important baroque artists.
expensive tortoiseshell and metal marquetry panels. Two sheets were glued together, a sheet of silver, brass, or pewter, and a sheet made of tortoise shell. The design was sawn through both sheets at one, resulting in two sets of identical designs--one with a metal background and one with a tortoiseshell background. This technique was given the name Boulle because it was extensively used by Andre Charles Boulle who was appointed the master cabinetmaker to Louis XIV.

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