Baroque Style: King Louis XIV Of France

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King Louis XIV of France's use of the Baroque style is most easily seen and described in and with the Palace of Versailles, a palace coveted and imitated by other rulers. He was quite the trend setter. His hall of mirrors is perhaps the most famous and recognized of its features. Seventeen mirrors, framed with arches, are placed across from the seventeen windows, distorting the reality just as Wolfflin described. This creates the effect of having the hall seem much bigger than it actually is. On the ceiling are canvases; everywhere you look there is something interesting. There are columns of bronze and marble, and the combination of these features mixes many styles and time periods; a feature of Baroque architecture.
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