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Rocaille was originally a method of decoration, using pebbles, seashells, and cement, which was often used to decorate grottoes and fountains since the Renaissance.
Gilding was a key contribution of Fontainebleau, providing exquisite splendor to objects as seen in Benevento Cellini's famous Salt Cellar 1543 , which Francis I commissioned in gold.
This gown had the features of a bodice with large pleats flowing down the back to the ground over a rounded petticoat.
Louis XV, by Louis Michel van Loo, Château de Versailles.
Another important figure in British furniture was , who in 1761, very late in the period, published a catalogue of Rococo furniture designs.
Though not mentioning rococo by name, he argued in his Analysis of Beauty 1753 that the undulating lines and S-curves prominent in Rococo were the basis for grace and beauty in art or nature unlike the straight line or the circle in.