Louis Quinze

[ kanz; French kanz ]

  1. noting or pertaining to the rococo style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early and mid-18th century, characterized by fantasy, lightness, elegance, and comfort.

Origin of Louis Quinze

1850–55; <French: Louis XV

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How to use Louis Quinze in a sentence

  • In this the equal delicacy of the sentiment and of the painting combine to effect a little masterpiece of Louis Quinze art.

    Six Centuries of Painting | Randall Davies

British Dictionary definitions for Louis Quinze

Louis Quinze

/ (kænz) /

  1. of or relating to the rococo style of the furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XV of France

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