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Empire style

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  • Empire style — Style of furniture and interior decoration that flourished in France during the First Empire (1804–14). It corresponds to the Regency style in England. Responding to the desire of Napoleon for a style inspired by imperial Rome, the architects… …   Universalium

  • Empire style — The Empire Style, sometimes considered the second phase of Neoclassicism, is an early 19th century design movement in architecture, furniture, other decorative arts, and the visual arts. The style originated in and takes its name from the period… …   Wikipedia

  • American Empire (style) — American Empire is a French inspired Neoclassical style of American furniture and decoration that takes its name and originates from the Empire style introduced the First French Empire period under Napoleon s rule. It gained its greatest… …   Wikipedia

  • Second Empire style — ▪ architecture also called  Napoleon III,  Second Empire Baroque , or  Beaux Arts Style        architectural style that was dominant internationally during the second half of the 19th century. Developing from a tendency of architects of the… …   Universalium

  • SECOND EMPIRE STYLE —    See VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • empire — (n.) early 14c., from O.Fr. empire rule, authority, kingdom, imperial rule, from L. imperium rule, command, from imperare to command, from im in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + parare to order, prepare (see PARE (Cf. pare)). Not etymologi …   Etymology dictionary

  • Style Second Empire — L’Opéra Garnier est l’exemple type du style Second Empire en architecture. Le style Second Empire dit aussi style Napoléon III est né en France sous le Second Empire, le règne de Napoléon III. Il connaît un grand succès auprès de la bourgeoisie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • empire — /em puyeur/; for 8 10 also /om pear /, n. 1. a group of nations or peoples ruled over by an emperor, empress, or other powerful sovereign or government: usually a territory of greater extent than a kingdom, as the former British Empire, French… …   Universalium

  • Style Restauration — Le style Restauration, contemporain du Biedermeier qui fleurit ailleurs en Europe continentale, caractérise l’art sous les règnes de Louis XVIII et de son frère Charles X. L’état des finances ne permet pas de grandes dépenses. Louis XVIII et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Empire (disambiguation) — Politically, an empire consists of a large, usually multi ethnic state.Empire may also mean:*Empire (biology), or domain, a taxon above the level of kingdom *Empire style, an early 19th century design movement in architecture, furniture, and… …   Wikipedia

  • style — styleless, adj. stylelessness, n. stylelike, adj. /stuyl/, n., v. styled, styling. n. 1. a particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character: the baroque style; The style of the house was too austere for their… …   Universalium


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