Chinoiserie

European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and East Asian artistic traditions, especially in the decorative arts, garden design, architecture, literature, theatre, and music

Chinoiserie refers to elements in European art that are influenced by Chinese arts. Some of the most prominent examples of Chinoiserie can be found in royal palaces in Europe, such as the Drottningholm Palace in Sweden and Tsarskoye Selo in Russia.

The Dragon House in Potsdam

Other websitesEdit

  • Chinoiserie from Getty Museum
  • "Chinoiserie Style Guide". British Galleries. Victoria and Albert Museum. Retrieved 2007-07-17.