recamier


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re·ca·mier

 (rā′kəm-yā′, rā-käm-)
n.
A couch or daybed typically having a high curved headboard and a low or absent footboard.

[After Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard Récamierwho was depicted reclining on such a couch in a portrait by Jacques Louis David.]

récamier

(rekamje)
n
(Furniture) a chaise longue of the type that the famous literary Frenchwoman Madame Récamier (1777–1849) liked to lie on

re•ca•mier

(ˌreɪ kəˈmyeɪ)

n.
a usu. backless couch having curved arms often of unequal height.
[1920–25; after Madame Récamier]

Ré•ca•mier

(ˌreɪ kæmˈyeɪ)

n.
Madame (Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard), 1777–1849, influential French salon hostess.
References in classic literature ?
With all this feasting and flirting and merry exchange of wit Bogle's came mighty near being a salon, with Aileen for its Madame Recamier.
Rico, gallardo, capaz de sostener una conversacion sobre cualquier tema artistico, un hombre en suma, que habla el frances y el ingles como su idioma, que toca regularmente el piano, que entiende un tanto cuanto de poesia, que se viste en la casa de Gougaud, que almuerza en el restaurant de Recamier, que tiene un caballo pur sang, que va al teatro .
No cesan de asombrarlos tambien dos retratos de Diego Rivera: el del sofisticado Adolfo Best Maugard y el de Angelina Beloff, pintado a la manera del Retrato de Madame Recamier (1800) de Jacques Louis David.
There were smaller gems too, such as the oval terracotta Portrait en medaillon de Madame Recamier of 1801, a bold relief signed by Joseph Chinard that came with an illustrious provenance; it was sold by Galerie Alexis Bordes of Paris to a Belgian collector for 48,000 [euro].
In 1854-55 the Feweses attended the sophisticated Berlin salon of Henriette Solmar, and then in Paris in 1867 that of Mary Mohl, itself in a line of descent reaching back to the famous French salons of Madame Recamier.
Joseph Recamier (17741852) first coined the term metastasis" in 1829.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: Laboratorios Recamier Ltda.
Plumes et pinceaux originated as a conference on "Historiennes et critiques d'art a l'epoque de Juliette Recamier," held in conjunction with an exhibition on Recamier in Lyons in 2009; Vanishing Acts is a collaborative effort between literary historian Guentner and art historians Heather Belnap Jensen and Veronique Chagnon-Burke, who each present essays on two or three critics active between the 1790s and the 1870s.
Es oportuno constatar como la firma Luxor, en el afan por dar mas notoriedad a los productos, resuelve una apuesta alegorica para uno de sus avisos tomando ciertas cualidades de una pintura de trascendencia internacional como Madame Recamier.
After a portrait of Madame Recamier by Jacques-Louis David, 1800
Una noche en Leon -dona Fidelina de Castro- dama culta y amable, la Recamier occidental, como la llamo Emiliano Hernandez, orno su casa con las mas finas rosas de la tierra y en una decoracion griega simbolizo en volcanes de flores los volcanes de la Patria.