Exhibition: Tea, coffee or chocolate? The rise of exotic drinks in the eighteenth century, From 26 may to 27 September 2015 Cognacq museum-jay, 8, rue Elzevir, 75 003 Paris. Organized around three axes-"virtues and dangers of exotic drinks", "circles of consumption ' and ' New Services" -, This exhibition offers a new reading of these drinks entries in the rituals of everyday life, in presenting the works of many artists emblematic of the eighteenth century as Boucher or chardin.
Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio (detail), 15th century (ca. 1479–82). Designed by Francesco di Giorgio Martini (Italian,1439–1502)