During this time period the privileged aristocracy reigned supreme.
Artists were commisioned by the upper class to reveal the lifestyle of their patrons.
Rococo art was made for rich people and was about rich people.
The subject matter of the Rococo style was the royalty, nobles and the make believe world of
charm and delight-as though on a perpetual holiday.
The name Rococo is derived from the word rocaille, which referred to the fantastic
Baroque garden grotto decorations.
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