Louis Quinze
adjective Etymology: French, Louis XV Date: 1855 of, relating to, or characteristic of the architecture or furniture of the reign of Louis XV of France

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  • louis quinze — louis quinze, louis xv [lwikɛ̃z] n. m. invar. ÉTYM. 1922, in D. D. L.; le syntagme s emploie en appos. pour caractériser le style artistique du règne de Louis XV. ❖ ♦ Techn. Chaussure à talon « Louis XV » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Louis-quinze — [... kɛ̃:z] das; <zu fr. quinze »fünfzehn«> dem deutschen Rokoko vergleichbarer franz. Kunststil zur Zeit Ludwigs XV. (1710 1774) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Louis Quinze — [kanz] n. designating or of the style of furniture, architecture, etc. of the time of Louis XV of France, characterized by rococo treatment with emphasis on curved lines and highly decorative forms based on shells, flowers, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Louis-quinze — Schreibtisch und Arbeitszimmer Ludwigs XV. in Versailles im Stil des Louis quinze Louis quinze ist ein in der Zeit von ca. 1730 bis 1755 in Frankreich ausgeprägter Kunst und Einrichtungsstil. Der Name leitet sich von König Ludwig XV. und seiner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Louis-quinze — Lou|is quinze [… kɛ̃:z ], das; [frz. quinze = fünfzehn] (Kunstwiss.): französischer [Rokoko]stil zur Zeit Ludwigs XV. (1710–1774). * * * Louis quinze   [lwi kɛ̃z; französisch »Ludwig XV.«] das, , die Régence ablösende Stilrichtung der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • louis quinze — ˈkaⁿz adjective Usage: usually capitalized L&Q Etymology: French Louis Quinze (Louis XV) died 1774 king of France : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of the reign of Louis XV of France: as a. : exhibiting irregularly curved lines and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Louis Quinze — The Louis XV style or Louis Quinze was a French Rococo style in the decorative arts, and, to a lesser degree, architecture. Datable to the personal reign of Louis XV (1723 ndash;1775), the style was characterised by supreme craftsmanship and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Louis Quinze — Lou′is Quinze′ [[t]kænz[/t]] fr. [[t]kɛ̃z[/t]] adj. fur archit. of or designating the rococo style of architecture, furniture, and decoration in France under Louis XV • Etymology: 1850–55; < F: Louis XV …   From formal English to slang

  • Louis-Quinze — Louˈis Quinzeˈ / kɛ̃zˈ/ adjective Characteristic of the reign of Louis XV (1715–74) • • • Main Entry: ↑louis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Louis Quinze — /lui ˈkænz/ (say loohee kanz), /ˈkanz/ (say kahnz) adjective of the period of Louis XV of France or the styles of architecture, decoration, etc., (known as rococo) prevailing about that time, smaller in scale and more delicate in ornament than… …   Australian English dictionary

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