Rococo art from Bavaria
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Published by Victoria and Albert Museum in London .
Written in English


  • Art, German -- Germany -- Bavaria -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, Rococo -- Germany -- Bavaria -- Exhibitions.

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ContributionsBayerisches Nationalmuseum., Victoria and Albert Museum.
LC ClassificationsN6873 .V52 1954, N6873 R6 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14783445M

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  Renowned for the lighthearted nature of its fine and decorative art, the Rococo style flourished in 18th-century France. Artists working in this frivolous aesthetic built upon the flamboyance of the Baroque period, adapting its awe-inspiring aesthetic to produce equally extravagant yet distinctively playful works of art.. The Rococo movement is predominantly associated with two types of art. Rococo art began in the 17th century in France with a fashion for decorating fanciful gardens and “grottoes” with shells and pebbles. Called “rocaille" (from "roc", which means stone, and "coquille" which means "shell" - although there are other ideas to be found out there!), the word had evolved by the late 18th century into “rococo”, as a pejorative term for what was considered. Rococo is a period rather than a specific style. Often this 18th-century era is called "the Rococo," a time period roughly beginning with the death of France's Sun King, Louis XIV, until the French Revolution in It was France's Pre-Revolutionary time of growing secularism and continued growth of what became known as the bourgeoisie or middle class. Many pattern books of Rococo ornament of the type issued by Lock and Copland were published in England in the s and s. Their popularity stemmed from the complex and irregular three-dimensional forms of the Rococo style and its emphasis on variety and invention, which placed great demands on the design and modelling skills of British craftspeople.

This is one (Rococo) of the older novels () by Adriana Trigiani, and I found it to be a humorous and somewhat entertaining book about an Italian decorator who has a desire to decorate his church. As with all this author’s books, this novel deals with various Italian family and religious (catholic) traditions, weaving a story that compels /5(). Pygmalion in Bavaria. The Sculptor Ignaz Günther and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Art Theory. Christiane Hertel “This is an extraordinary book. Extraordinary is Hertel's command of eighteenth-century aesthetic art theory, extraordinary her command of Bavarian Rococo art, especially the art of Ignaz Günther, and extraordinary the depth of her understanding of the religious culture of Author: Christiane Hertel. Rococo, from the French rocaille (meaning “rock and shell garden ornamentation”), was an eighteenth century movement in art that began in France. In , the French king, Louis XIV, called for more youthful art to be produced by the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture and other artists commissioned for works in Versailles. Louis XIV [ ]. Rococo painting in France began with the graceful, gently melancholic paintings of Antoine Watteau, culminated in the playful and sensuous nudes of François Boucher, and ended with the freely painted genre scenes of Jean-Honoré portraiture had its finest practitioners in Jean-Marc Nattier and Jean-Baptiste Perroneau. French Rococo painting in general was characterized by.