The Louis styles: Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI
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Published by World Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Furniture -- France -- History,
  • Decoration and ornament -- Louis XIV style,
  • Decoration and ornament -- Louis XV style,
  • Decoration and ornament -- Louis XVI style

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Edition Notes

SeriesConnoisseur"s library, Connoisseur"s library (New York)
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16633023M
ISBN 100529050161
LC Control Number72010447

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Louis XVI: Clean and Classic A reaction to the over-the-top ornamentation of the Louis XV era, design under Louis XVI (in power from to , the start of the French R evolution) favored a clean and crisp aesthetic inspired by antiquity. Dubbed the goût grec, or “Greek taste,” this neoclassical style dictated decorative restraint and an emphasis on clear architectural forms. Louis XV, XVI & Rococo Collections A beautifully crafted collection of reproduction french bedroom and living room furniture modelled on the styles of the Louis XV and XVI eras that will look stunning in a home or hotel. This period is also well known for the 'Rococo' style which was a very popular design during this period in both France and. Book Accessories Children's Books Louis XVI Style/ 24K Powdered Finish Gold Leaf and Hand Carved Wood Frame/Hand Embroidered Rose Silk Fabric/Living Room Set ArtdeVieFurniture. From shop ArtdeVieFurniture French Style Louis XV Settee, Sofa, Loveseat, Shabby Chic Decor 3GirlsAntiques. From shop 3GirlsAntiques. Louis XV style, in the decorative arts, a Rococo style characterized by the superior craftsmanship of 18th-century cabinetmaking in proponents of this style produced exquisite Rococo decor for the enormous number of homes owned by royalty and nobility during the reign of Louis is was laid on the ensemble, so that painters and sculptors became a part of the decorative arts.

Introduction. Recognizing the differences among Louis XIII, Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI and understanding their historic context can help match a client's desires to the aspirations and visions of the culture from which the different Louis styles originated. These styles can help drive design, and create something that both understands the past but also looks forward - just as French. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Il mobile Luigi XIV, Luigi XV, Luigi XVI. Includes index. Description: 64 pages: chiefly. Drawn from the Museum's substantial collection, this exhibition presents a survey of the exquisite carved and gilded picture frames from five periods—Louis XIII (–), Louis XIV (–), Régence (–), Louis XV (–), and Louis XVI (–). The Style Louis XV or Louis Quinze (/ ˌluːi ˈkæ̃z /, French: [lwi kɛ̃z]) is a style of architecture and decorative arts which appeared during the reign of Louis XV. From until about , a period known as the Régence, it was largely an extension of the Style Louis XIV of his great-grandfather and predecessor, Louis XIV.