*Rococo Revisited
Maurice Lobre (1862–1951), French 

Coin de la salle du muse carnavalet,1910
"Purple tulips, white flowering prunus, narcissus and pink chrysanthemum" 19th Century (detail) 
Pancrace Bessa (1772 – after 1836) French natural history artist.
Oil on paper
Private collection
 La Bastille détruite ou la petite victoire : [estampe] / J.B. Huet del. ; Bonnet direxit
12:05"." — .
one of the C18th rooms at Geffrye Museum

François Boucher (1703–1770): The Secret Message.
filthgodess: your blog is nothing short of sublime, je l'adore

thanks, it’s sublime to get messages like this indeed ;-)

maruminesweeper: This blog is insanely beautiful and you are doing a public service. PUBLIC SERVICE.

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the-forest-of-darkness: I've been to a lot of castles and this blog is so great...you have really good taste in architecture! ^^

merci beaucoup! ;-)

dysfunctional-doll: I love your blog! :)

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haleighblogsalot: I just wanted to apologize that you probably got several notifications saying that I "Liked" alot of your posts! I keep scrolling through your blog and am mesmerized by everything I'm seeing, I'll try to stop hitting the Like button so I won't come off as annoying. :)

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 Dovedale by Moonlight, ca. 1784-85
Joseph Wright of Derby (English, Derby 1734 - 1797) 

Oil on canvas 
Allen Memorial Art Museum

"Escrime" Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire des sciences, 1751.
H 5690.799.60
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Haytley, Edward. “The Montagu Family at Sandleford Priory.” 1744. Painting. Verso (via About | 18th Century Gardens)