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ROCOCO ARCHITECTURE

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  • ROCOCO ARCHITECTURE —    The Rococo style of architecture first appeared in the French court in the early years of the 18th century and can be seen in some ways as an outgrowth of the late 17th century Baroque age. But while Baroque architecture was monumental and… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Rococo architecture in Portugal — Architecture= The Rococo enters Portugal through the north, while Lisbon, due to the court pomp, remains in the Baroque. It’s an architecture that follows the international taste in decoration, and, as a result of the contrast between dark… …   Wikipedia

  • Rococo — For other uses, see Rococo (disambiguation). Rocaille redirects here. It is not to be confused with Rocailles. Pair of lovers group of Nymphenburg porcelain, c. 1760, modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli …   Wikipedia

  • Architecture of Norway — Storage …   Wikipedia

  • Rococo style — or Late Baroque Style in interior design, the decorative arts, painting, architecture, and sculpture that originated in Paris in the early 18th century. The word Rococo is derived from French rocaille, denoting the shell covered rockwork used to… …   Universalium

  • rococo — /reuh koh koh, roh keuh koh /, n. 1. a style of architecture and decoration, originating in France about 1720, evolved from Baroque types and distinguished by its elegant refinement in using different materials for a delicate overall effect and… …   Universalium

  • architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …   Universalium

  • ROCOCO — Les termes qui désignent les styles sont très souvent, dans leur acception primitive, des mots péjoratifs: gothique, maniérisme, baroque, pompier ont été ou sont encore employés avec une valeur polémique. Ils permettent de qualifier, ou plutôt de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Architecture Baroque — Baldaquin du Bernin au maître autel de la basilique Saint Pierre de Rome. L’architecture baroque apparaît au début du XVIIe siècle en Italie et se propage rapi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Architecture of Portugal — refers to the architecture practised in the territory of present day Portugal since before the foundation of the country, in the 12th century. The term may also refer to buildings created under Portuguese influence or by Portuguese architects… …   Wikipedia

  • Rococo Style — • A discussion of this whimsical style, its origins and uses Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rococo Style     Rococo Style     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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