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French 19th Century Louis 16th Continuous Frame

L8858
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        About

        France was the artistic center of international culture in the 17th and 18th centuries and the Louis Styles of this “Golden Age of Frame Making” produced spectacular opulent frames of unmatched carving and gilding. In the 19th century, when these designs were recreated in revival designs, the ornamentation was cast in plaster and no longer hand-carved. Louis 13th and Louis 14th style continuous designs in particular paved the way for late 19th century Barbizon style cast frames.

        Louis 16th – In the late 18th century, France continued to produce ornate and finely crafted hand-carved and gilt frames. Louis 16th style frames were created with a more subdued aesthetic style based on the principles of early Neoclassicism and ancient Greek and Roman classical design. Dating from 1774- 1792, Louis 16th style frames were more linear, symmetrical designs with simpler ornamentation than previous French styles.

        Cove – A frame molding, also called a scotia, with a concave profile commonly used in 19th century American frame designs.

        Details

        Century
        19th Century
        Country
        French
        Style
        Louis 16th
        Ornament
        Continuous, Cove

        Size

        Frame Width
        4.25
        Sight Width
        33
        Sight Height
        44

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          French 19th Century Louis 16th Continuous Frame