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Golden Cabinet, Queen’s Apartment of Versailles (1715) *

Artist/Designer: William Kent, Richard Mique

Project Location: France

Figure 1: The Cabinet Dore. 1 Kristine K. Study Blue Flashcards, (2013). Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : May 16, 2013 | Photographer: NA. )


Primary Material(s):
Fabric, Textile, Wood, Paint

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
18th Century

Additional Information:
Publications in Print:

De Montclos, Jean-Marie Perouse. Versailles. New York: Artabras Publishers, 1994.
Moonan, Wendy. "ANTIQUES." New York Times (1923-Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 2002.
Perschler, Martin. Versailles between the Wars: Preservation and Patronage, 1919-1939, 1999, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Schweitzer, Vivien. "Following in Marie Antoinette's Footsteps." New York Times (1923-Current File) (New York, N.Y.), 2012.
Spawforth, Tony. Versailles: A Biography of a Palace. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin Macmillan, 2010.

Building Address: Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Supporting Designers/Staff:

Louis Le Vau (Original Architect)
Jules Hardouin-Mansart (Architect)
Robert de Cotte (Architect)
Charles Le Brun (Interior Decorator)
André Le Nôtre (Landscape Artist)

Significant Dates: Construction Dates (1643–1715)
The Golden Cabinet was redecorated in 1783 by Marie Antoinette.

Tags: Beaux-Arts, Furniture, Gold, Ornament, Decoration, Marie-Antoinette

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