Explore The Chateau, The Salon, and more!

The salon of the Chateau d'Abondant,Eure et Loire,France. Between 1745 and and beech painted green, petit point tapestry. Jean Mansart de Jouy (architecte),Francois-Simon Houle (cabinet-maker) and Jacques de Seves(painter).

Marie Antoinette's private music room at Versailles.

A hall for the music in perfect Louis XVI style, built for Maria Antoniette. She used to meet her friends in this hall, where she enjoyed playing the harp.

Hermitage, the Place of Solitude.  Super ornate rococo style in deep red color from the Old Russia.  The name of the Hermitage Museum, in St. Petersburg, Russia, came from the French and it means the “place of solitude.”  This was true when it was the Tsar’s private museum.

Hermitage, the Place of Solitude. The name of the Hermitage Museum, in St. Petersburg, Russia, came from the French and it means the “place of solitude.” This was true when it was the Tsar’s private museum.

A corner of the tea-salon of Eszterhaza Palace. White-and-gold arm chairs with embroidered upholstery, Chinoiserie wall paper. Eszterhaza Palace was built for Prince Nicholas (1760-1766). Joseph Haydn was court musician to the prince.  Eszterhaza Palace, Fertoed, Hungary

A corner of the tea-salon of Eszterhaza Palace. White-and-gold arm chairs with embroidered upholstery, Chinoiserie wall paper. Eszterhaza Palace was built for Prince Nicholas Joseph Haydn was court musician to the prince.

Rococo writing table Ornamental rockwork or shellwork motifs known as rocaille were often used in combination with marine motifs.

Rococo writing table Rococo was an ornamental style that came to Britain from France and became fashionable between 1740 and It was used to create deliberately asymmetrical designs with elaborate C and S scrolls.

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