Empire style appeared in art and architecture in the late XVIII – early XIX century, after the French Revolution and in the period of Napoleon’s empire. The very name of the style comes from the French word “empire” – empire. The main purpose of art in this era was the eulogy of the empire and the emperor, its greatness and military success, which determined the characteristic features of the style. Continue reading
People always wanted to see their reflection. The first prototypes found during excavations of mirrors made of tin and precious metals belong to the Bronze Age. And the real mirrors appeared already in the 13th century, when the technology of glass production was mastered.
Since then, began the “crown” of mirrors in all countries, times and continents. Continue reading