Modern History Monday – Which “Louis” OR … Louis WHO?

Michelangelo-The Delphic Sybil Sistine Chapel, Vatican City Always best to consult the oracle on these matters, yes?  But we don’t need to tell the future for the styles of chairs, we simply need to remember which one is which, with clues from the past! I hope to detail the main characteristics of Louis XIV or Read more…

Modern History Monday – A Classical Classic

Madame de Verninac by David – 1799, Louvre   I collected so many pictures of Greek Revival buildings, furniture, and design elements that were intended to show the Greek Revival style and its classical roots that it was just TOO MUCH to try and work into one blog post!  (I struggle with editing in writing, Read more…