Louis Treize

[ trez; French trez ]

  1. noting or pertaining to the style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early 17th century, characterized by a gradual transition from the free invention and composition of the renaissance to the classicism of the Louis Quatorze period.

Origin of Louis Treize

1880–85; <French: Louis XIII

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How to use Louis Treize in a sentence

  • It was said to have been a present to the Emperor from his brother monarch, Louis Treize.

    The Mercenary | W. J. Eccott
  • During the 'Louis Treize' period chairs became more comfortable than those of an earlier time.

    Illustrated History of Furniture | Frederick Litchfield
  • Built of brick with stone facings, it is meant to be in the style of Louis Treize.

    The High Heart | Basil King

British Dictionary definitions for Louis Treize

Louis Treize

/ (trɛz) /

  1. of or relating to the style of furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XIII of France, with rich decorative features based on classical models

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