Loui Squinze continued

Pompadour, Marchioness du, 241 Regency, the, 237 Riesener, 244, 247 Sensuousness of the style, 240 <f Sheraton " and 41 Louis-Quinze "

compared, 246 Spirit of the times, 240-243 Tables, 245

,, writing, 244 Thomire, 247

Watteau, Antoine, 248, 256 14 Vernis-Martin" 248, 249 "Louis-Seize," 250-263 Bedsteads, 262 Boucher, 256 Chairs, 260

Change in moral atmosphere, 250 Character of style decorative, 258 Construction honest, 259 simple, 254 Curvilinear superseded by the straight, 252

Development of style gradual, 257 Enrichment, style dependent on, 254

,, character of, 255 Form, simplicity of, 259 • • Heppelwhite " and 41 Louis-Seize "

compared, 261 Influence on English work, 260 Inlay, 262

- Louis the Sixteenth, character of, 255 Marble and onyx, use of, 262 Marie Antoinette, 250, 252 Marquetry, 262 Peep at royalty, a, 251 Reaction, 253

Refinement predominant, 254 Spirit of the times, 256 Symbols of love and pleasure, 256 Tables, 262 Transition periods, 258 Watteau, Antoine, 248, 256

Mahogany, introduction of, 125 Mansart, 234 Manwaring, 208, 209 Marie Antoinette, 250, 252 Mayhew, 208 Montigny, 224

44 New Art," 278-312

Applied Art and Fine Art defined, 288-291

44 New Art "—continued

44 Art" as an adjective of commerce,

285, 286 " Awful example," an, 310 Colour, importance of part played by, 306, 307

Colouring, revolution in, 308, 309 Conditions imposed by materials, and methods of manufacture, 288, 289, 292, 293

Conditions imposed by commerce, 289, 290

Copying copies as art education, 301 Demoralisation of detail, 301 Examples discussed, 302-312 French temperament, the, 278 ,, conservatism in art, 278 ,, regard for historic styles, 279-281

French art records, 280 Fine Art and Applied Art defined, 288-291

Furniture coverings specially designed,

"Louis-Quinze" form with 44 New

Art" detail, 304, 309 Marquetry, 298

Metal mounts a strong feature, 303 Misapplication of labour, 297 Nature, return to, 284, 291, 292, 300, 301

Nature, the proper study of, 287, 288 „ study of, essential, 301, 302 not a furniture designer, 293,

Naturalesque 41 New - Art" designs, 294. 295

44 New Art," the name, 285

44 New-Art" and " Quaint," 308

44 New-Art," Austrian, 311

What the, has done, 312 Nineteenth century, French designers during the, 282 Orchid bedstead, 303, 304 Peacock scheme in gas piping, 307, 308 Rebellion against old traditions, 281 Search for fresh inspiration, 283 Strength of the 44 New Art," 300 Traditions, old, abandoned, 283

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