Charlotte Vignon

Charlotte Vignon is Associate Curator of Decorative Arts, The Frick Collection. For more information, see Research > Staff > Profiles.

 

Turkish Taste at the Court of Marie-Antoinette

June 8, 2011 to September 11, 2011 France has long been fascinated by the Ottoman Empire, and for hundreds of years the taste for turquerie was evident in French fashion, literature, theater and opera, painting, architecture, and interior decoration. Turquerie, a term that came into use in the early nineteenth century, referred to essentially anything produced in the West that evoked or imitated Turkish culture.

Turkish Taste at the Court of Marie-Antoinette, June 8 through September 11, 2011

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