French Architectural Ornament: From Versailles, by Eugène Rouyer

By Eugène Rouyer

From France's proudest architectural heirlooms comes this choice of ornaments—an impressive collection of the luxurious that run from flooring to ceiling and span the grand facades of royal apartments. Their origins diversity from the 16th via eighteenth centuries, courting from the rule of thumb of France's first Renaissance king, Francis I, to the opulent period of Louis XIV, the mythical sunlight King.
Illustrated with sixty one colour and a hundred black-and-white drawings, this compilation good points highlights from infrequent nineteenth-century guides, considered one of which was once edited by means of a distinct architectural historian of the Louvre. a visible travel via throne rooms, inner most flats, chapels, libraries, and ballrooms, it encompasses depictions of scenes from heritage and mythology in addition to a wealthy collection of botanical and different ornamental components from doorways, partitions, fireplaces, cupboards, consoles, and friezes. short captions determine each one image.

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