"in the Louis XVI style"
Piranesi Design for a Vase: Louis XVI style
Public DomainPiranesi Design for a Vase: Louis XVI style
Jacob Ungerer's Hymen
Public DomainJacob Ungerer's Hymen
French art and design style from the reign of Louis XVI (r. 1774–1793) which bridged the Rococco period and the Neo-classical. Partly as a reaction to the excessive mannerism of the late Rococco period, Neo-classicism sought a calmer aesthetic considered more true to the Greco-Roman past.