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Rococo Architecture

Rococo Architecture

Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will explore the architecture of French Rococo.
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Notes on "Rococo Architecture"

Key Terms


Also called “late Baroque’, an artistic style characterized by playful themes and creamy-pastel colors, asymmetry, curves and gilded stucco decorations in floral shapes


An apartment for members of the French nobility

Image Credits

Salon de la Princess Hotel Soubise; Creative Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Salon_de_la_princesse_hotel_de_soubise.jpg, Hotel de Soubise exterior, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:H%C3%B4tel_de_Soubise.JPG , Treppenhaus, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tettnang_Neues_Schloss_Treppenhaus_Stuck_3.jpg , Zweifalten, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Zwiefalten_28_04_2011_23.jpg , Hall of Mirrors, Amalienburg, Nymphenburg Palace, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%9D%D0%B8%D0%BC%D1%84%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B1%D1%83%D1%80%D0%B3_112.jpg, The Swing; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fragonard_-_swing.jpg