Francois Boucher
François Boucher ([fʁɑ̃swa buʃe]) (29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770) was a French painter in the Rococo style. Boucher is known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decor...
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BBC Beautiful Thing A Passion for Porcelain
Documentary in which Ros Savill, former director and curator at the Wallace Collection, tells the story of some incredible and misunderstood objects - the opulent, intricate, gold-crested and often mu...
Francois Boucher
François Boucher (29 September 1703 30 May 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classic...
Premier peintre du Roi
The Premier peintre du Roi (First painter to the King) was a post within the administration of the Bâtiments du Roi of the Département de la Maison du Roi in France under the Ancien Régime. Its holder...
Gobelins Manufactory
The Manufacture des Gobelins is a tapestry factory located in Paris, France, at 42 avenue des Gobelins, near the Les Gobelins métro station in the 13th arrondissement. It is best known as a royal fact...
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Sevres Porcelain
2°13′21″E / 48.82861°N 2.22250°E / 48.82861; 2.22250The manufacture nationale de Sèvres is a porcelain factory in Sèvres, France. Formerly a royal, then an imperial factory, t...
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Vincennes porcelain
The Vincennes porcelain manufactory was established in 1740 in the disused royal Château de Vincennes, in Vincennes, east of Paris, which was from the start the main market for its wares.
The entr...
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Académie de peinture et de sculpture
The Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture), Paris, was the premier art institution in France in the eighteenth century.
The Academy was founded in 16...
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Étienne Maurice Falconet
Étienne Maurice Falconet (1 December 1716 – 4 January 1791) is counted among the first rank of French Rococo sculptors, whose patron was Mme de Pompadour.
Falconet was born to a poor family in Par...
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