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from Marie Antoinette's Playhouse

vivelareine: Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette;... - marieantoinettesplayhouse

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776.

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from Tatianas Tea Room

Versailles: Marie Antoinette's Private Apartments

The Méridienne, its daybed tucked into a mirrored alcove, was a place for rest and relaxation. Given to Marie Antoinette by Louis XVI in 1782 to celebrate the birth of the Dauphin, this lovely retreat followed the delicate Rococo style | post Versailles: Marie Antoinette's Private Apartments #interiordesign

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Explanation of Louis XVI style Chairs One would think the difference between Louis XV and Louis XVI styles to be self-evident...

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Court Costume, France, Louis XVI, cut velvet in garnet with silver and gold embroidery and glass bead trimming. "Costume civil de cour en velours ciselé. Époque Louis XVI". via Alain Truong

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from andrewsdesignhistoryblog

French Neoclassical / Louis XVI

French Neoclassic/Louis XVI 1760-1789 MOTIFS: Return of classic orders and motifs ARCHITECTURE: Once again the exteriors showed the classical orders of architecture by using pillars, etc.. INTERIORS: NO rounded corners, rectangular rooms and moldings, no rounded ceilings. COLORS: Pastels FURNITURE: Legs straight and tapered-- gain legs, Chairs backs were oval or rectangle.

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