Louis Seize


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Louis Seize

 (sĕz′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the neoclassic style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XVI.

[French.]
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Louis Seize

(sɛz)
adj
(Art Terms) of or relating to the style of furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XVI of France, belonging to the late French rococo and early neoclassicism
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Lou′is Seize′

(sɛz)
adj.
of or designating the style of architecture, furniture, and decoration in France under Louis XVI, characterized by a revival of classical models.
[1890–95; < French: Louis XVI]
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