Château de Versailles, France.

Armchair designed for Queen Marie Antoinette, Versailles. Louis XVl style, the fauteuil becomes more rectilinear, the upholstered arm rests are back in line with legs and there is gap between the armrest and the seat. The seat cushion is loose.

[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…

(detail) Boudoir from the Hotel de Crillon, Place de la Concorde, Paris 1758 - architect Jaques-Ange Gabriel now in the Met.

Jules-Edmond-Charles Lachaise | Design for Wall, Hôtel de Beaujon, Paris | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Design for Wall, Hôtel de Beaujon, Paris Artist: Jules-Edmond-Charles Lachaise (French, died

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild a wonderful museum and gardens at Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild a wonderful museum and gardens at Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. remains Perfect & Stylish for the XXIth Century !

Fashion's Most Wanted: The Coco Chanel Suite @ Ritz Paris

Another place we stayed during my birthday trip was the Hotel de Crillon…

baron_room Baron De Rede   recently burned down in a restoration fire!  very tragic loss of great work!   Paris is Burning!   oh my

Paris is burning

Hotel Lambert ~ Drawing Room of Alexis von Rosenberg, Baron de Rédé, who lived in an apartment Chez Rothschild on the Ile Saint Louis for most of his life.

The Kings interior cabinet. Louis XV often came here, and it was from the balcony of this room that, with tears in his eyes, he watched the departure of the funeral procession taking away Mme de Pompadour, one winter evening in 1764.  Château de Versailles

The King’s interior cabinet. Louis XV often came here, & it was from the balcony of this room that, w/tears in his eyes, he watched the departure of the funeral procession taking away Mme de Pompadour, 1 winter evening in Château de Versailles

Boiserie from the Hôtel Lauzun Date: ca. 1770, with one modern panel Culture: French (Paris) Medium: Painted oak and plaster (the painting modern); gilt-bronze, mirror-glass, painted canvas overdoors, oak flooring, etc.

French boiseries and furniture, carpets and decorative arts installed in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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