[Arabesques] are an inexhaustible source of ways to decorate in a beautiful style the interior and exterior of modern buildings, furniture, and even clothes.<br/>— Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1779<br/><br/>Delightful arabesques painted in pastel colors on a soft blue ground form the chief decoration of this paneling, which once lined the walls of a boudoir located next to the bedroom of Louis-Marie-Augustin, fifth duc d’Aumont (1709–1782), one of the four First Gentlemen of the King’s…

[Arabesques] are an inexhaustible source of ways to decorate in a beautiful style the interior and exterior of modern buildings, furniture, and even clothes.<br/>— Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1779<br/><br/>Delightful arabesques painted in pastel colors on a soft blue ground form the chief decoration of this paneling, which once lined the walls of a boudoir located next to the bedroom of Louis-Marie-Augustin, fifth duc d’Aumont (1709–1782), one of the four First Gentlemen of the King’s…

Giltwood looking-glass carved by Nicolas Pineau and Charles Bernard, 1730. Book: French Interiors of the 18th century by John Whitehead.

Giltwood looking-glass carved by Nicolas Pineau and Charles Bernard, 1730. Book: French Interiors of the 18th century by John Whitehead.

45 Elegant, Classy And Feminine Perfectly Stylish Ideas For Dining Room Design = Dine Chic- Entertain Chic

45 Elegant, Classy And Feminine Perfectly Stylish Ideas For Dining Room Design

45 Elegant, Classy And Feminine Perfectly Stylish Ideas For Dining Room Design = Dine Chic- Entertain Chic

Boudoir from the Hôtel de Crillon Author: Pierre-Adrien Paris (1747–1819) Date: ca. 1777–80 Culture: French, Paris Medium: Oak, painted and gilded

Boudoir from the Hôtel de Crillon Author: Pierre-Adrien Paris (1747–1819) Date: ca. 1777–80 Culture: French, Paris Medium: Oak, painted and gilded

Gruner, Ludwig; Braun, Emil: Specimens of ornamental art selected from the best models of the classical epochs (London, 1850)

Gruner, Ludwig; Braun, Emil: Specimens of ornamental art selected from the best models of the classical epochs (London, 1850)

An 18th century Venetian two door painted armoire image 2

An 18th century Venetian two door painted armoire

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