Paris: Life & Luxury

Francois Boucher "Lady Fastening Her Garter" of "La Toilette" 1742

An exhibition at the Getty in Los Angeles, entitled Paris: Life & Luxury,  "evokes the rich material ambiance of Paris during the mid-18th century. It brings together a wide variety of objects—from candlesticks and firedogs, to furniture and clocks, dressing gowns and jewelry, musical instruments and games—all from elite society in Paris, the fashion and cultural epicenter of Europe at the time." On view until August 7.