Directoire

Style of decorative arts and architecture during the Directoire period between 1795 and 1799. A severe and simplified form of Neoclassicism, the style includes Republican-inspired motifs such as clasped hands, fasces, Phrygian caps, and oak leaves.

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Directoire
Directorio Spanish
Estilo directorio Spanish
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Refers to the style of decorative arts and architecture during the Directoire period between 1795 and 1799. A severe and simplified form of Neoclassicism, the style includes Republican-inspired motifs such as clasped hands, fasces, Phrygian caps, and oak leaves.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021267. The J. Paul Getty Trust.