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English furniture styles


Queen Anne 1714 - 1730:

Curved lines. is a refinement of the William and Mary style.

Queen Anne of England who reigned from 1702-1714.

Chippendale 1730 - 1760:

The light version of the French rococo style.

George III 1760 - 1800:

Neoclassical and Rococo

Artist : Hepplewhite George

Regency 1800 - 1830:

This is the style or prestige dominates.

George Smith (active 1804-28)

Artist : Thomas Hope

Victorien 1830 - 1900:

This style of name of Queen Victoria, has much of common points with Napoleon III style.

Arts & Crafts 1880 - 1910:

Movement create for the Defense of art and crafts against the mass production with common points with French Art Nouveau.

The British Defenders's best-known, are:

John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) artist and writer. He travels in Europe and especially in Picardy. He describe woodcarvers skills who worked at the Amiens Cathedral.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 - 1928) architect, designer and Scottish artist.