Restauration

Style in decorative arts in France during the restoration of the Bourbons between 1815 and 1830. Mainly a continuation of the Empire style, it is distinguished by bright colors, heavier forms, the use of light-colored woods, and the growing presence of the Troubadour style.

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Restauration
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restauratie Dutch
Restauración Spanish

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Refers to the style in decorative arts in France during the restoration of the Bourbons between 1815 and 1830. Mainly a continuation of the Empire style, it is distinguished by bright colors, heavier forms, the use of light-colored woods, and the growing presence of the Troubadour style.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021276. The J. Paul Getty Trust.