[mahn-sar; English man-sahrt, -sert]
- Jules Har·douin [zhyl ar-dwan] /ʒül arˈdwɛ̃/, Jules Hardouin, 1646–1708, French architect: chief architectural director for Louis XIV.
- his granduncle(Ni·co·las) Fran·çois [nee-kaw-lah frahn-swa] /ni kɔˈlɑ frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1598–1666, French architect.
Also Man·sard [mahn-sar; English man-sahrd, ‐serd] /mɑ̃ˈsar; English ˈmæn sɑrd, ‐sərd/.
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Examples from the Web for mansart
In the mansarde roof we have the name of Mansart, the architect who introduced it.English Past and Present
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Mansart, once installed at Chantilly, did not leave it for many years.Chantilly in History and Art
Louise M. Richter
These ruins are the remains of the Chteau d'Issy, the work of Mansart.Rodin: The Man and his Art
Mansart designed it for noble stock, and the populace will get their children in it!An Historical Mystery
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This was the preparatory period of the coming into being of the works of Le Notre and Mansart.Royal Palaces and Parks of France
Milburg Francisco Mansfield
- François (frɑ̃swa). 1598–1666, French architect, who established the classical style in French architecture
- his great-nephew, Jules Hardouin (ʒyl ardwɛ̃). 1646–1708, French architect and town planner, who completed the Palace of Versailles
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