How to use Rococo in a sentence
Of the eleven churches, the most interesting is the cathedral of St Stephen, a florid, rococo edifice.
In the late 1750s the baroque style evolved into a rococo characterized by rich surface ornamentation in a lavish use of decorative motifs.
Curvy furniture in the Rococo style may be paired with neoclassical pieces or even sleek, modern items.
The cathedral, dedicated to San Cataldo, an Irish bishop, dating from the 11th century, has externally some remains of Saracenic Gothic; internally it has been completely modernized, and the shrine of the patron saint has been termed "an orgy of rococo."
Through frosted rococo cartouches she sings about the virtues of true love accompanied by miniature animated sequences.Advertisement
Claydon is an 18th-century showpiece, whose classically proportioned exterior conceals riotous rococo ornamentation and chinoiserie within.
The ceiling with rococo plasterwork and a cornice which shows corbels and flower heads.
From the 1740s onwards the informal asymmetric style of French rococo was translated into flock.
The pieces of marine rococo are seaside souvenirs, one of which Ferdinand buys later in the story.
In the first phase of this the Minoan civilization attains its acme, and the succeeding style already shows much that may be described as rococo.Advertisement
The body being finely chased with flowers and scrolls in the late rococo style as are the top portion of the bells.
The elegantly proportioned interior retains its homely atmosphere and is renowned for its very fine plaster and wood rococo decoration.
In each of the thousand Louis XVI operating rooms a lyric music song sound Destyn-Carr wireless instrument was to stand upon a rococo table.
He was responsible for the addition of one of the most important rococo interiors in Scotland.
Queluz has an 18th-century rococo palace, supposedly modeled on Versailles.Advertisement
The Rococo styles made popular by Louis XV focus on curves and ornate details like gilding and carved designs.
Furniture choices range from very ornate Rococo motifs with needlepoint upholstery and pillows.
You will find lace as a prominent fabric choice in such period styles and various designs as Victorian, Elizabethan, Rococo, Italian Renaissance, Georgian, Antebellum, and many others.
You will be treated to in-depth tours of Renaissance palaces and learn about Baroque and Rococo architecture.
From shimmering rhinestones and Swarovski crystals to Rococo swirled ribbon and luxurious leather, fancy dog collars are must have accessories for pampered pooches of all kinds.Advertisement
The Alte Residenz dates from 1601 to 1616; its apartments are handsomely fitted up in the Rococo style, and the private chapel and the treasury contain several crowns and many other interesting and valuable objects.
He forsook the base and rococo forms he found rooted in Germany, and, reverting to the best historic examples, fashioned a purer Renaissance.
The Joanneum Museum, founded in 1811 by the archduke John Baptist, has become very rich in many departments, and an additional huge building in the rococo style was erected in 1895 for its accommodation.
The Zwinger, begun in 1711, and built in the rococo style, forms an enclosure, within which is a statue of King Frederick Augustus I.
In his treatment of subject, Guerin attempted to realize rococo graces of conception, the liveliness of which was lost in the strenuous effort to be correct.Advertisement
The plays of Harald Johan Molander (1858-1900) have been popular in the theatres of Sweden and Finland since his first success with Rococo in 1880.
The best products of this factory are figures and groups representing contemporary life, or allegorical subjects in the rococo taste of the period, and they are surpassed only by those of the more famous factory at Meissen.
The Grill Room is lavishly decorated with mirrors held up by caryatids and ceilings covered in rococo curlicues.
Without speaking, he went to the bar, poured two drinks, set one down on the Rococo table in front of the sofa and sat in one of the wing chairs.
The architectural style which has been principally followed in the later public buildings, among them the law courts, finished in 1897, the German bank, St Martin's hospital, as well as in numerous private dwellings, is the Italian and French Rococo, or Renaissance, adapted to the traditions of Munich architecture in the 17th and 18th centuries.Advertisement
Adjacent is the church of the Theatines, an imposing though somewhat over-ornamented example of the Italian Rococo style; it contains the royal burial vault.
Linz possesses two cathedrals, one built in1669-1682in rococo style, and another in early Gothic style, begun in 1862.