Author: Gail Davidson

Detailed elements of the Empire period. Buff walls banded in blue serve as the color scheme of the salon and the adjoining room.
Behind Closed Doors: How Royalty Lived in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Hilaire Thierry’s exquisite drawing, Salon in the Restoration Taste, from the early 1820s, is one of more than 70 19th-century European interiors from Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum that are on view at the Musée de la Vie Romantique through January 15, 2013. The exhibition, Intérieurs Romantiques, highlights donations to the collection, made in 2007 and 2012,...