The Rococo.


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The Rococo (1710 - 1770)

The Rococo indicates the late period of the Baroque and comes from the French " rubble " (or ornament in the shape of shell), form which plays a significant role in the decoration of this period. Born in France this style is received very differently according to country's which it touches (Germany, Italy, Russia, Bohème). Art rococo is carried by a design based on the existence and the form of royal life of the course. The invaluable one, the play, the close friend, replaces the representation of the imposing one. The Rococo flees reality to take refuge in youth and the eternal beauty, the serene and sensual love, elegance melancholic person and the courtesy especially in the pastorales idylles and the pastoral pleasures.