Rococo Periods and Movements Art History
Style in architecture, especially in interiors and the decorative arts, which originated in France and was widely used in Europe in the 18th century. The term may be derived from the French words rocaille and coquille (rock and shell), natural forms prominent in the Italian baroque decorations of interiors and gardens.
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- Catholic Encyclopedia: Rococo Style - Very good introduction to this style.
- 18th-Century France: The Rococo and Watteau - Introduction from the National Gallery of Art
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