Louis XIV Style of - (Style Period French)

Louis XIV, Style of - (Style, Period, French) The period between 1660 and 1715, known as the Grand Wcle and characterized by State intervention in the production of works of art. Decoration was sumptuous and massive; much use was made of modelled stucco, gilt metal ornaments and marble for wall-linings. Metal marquetry was developed by Boulle.

Art and Architecture in France, 1500-1700 (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)Art and Architecture in France, 1500-1700 (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art) 

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