Definitions for "Louis XV"
Keywords:  rococo, reign, quinze, xiv, simpler
grandson of Louis XIV and king of France from 1715 to 1774 who led France into the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1710-1774)
Reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The style of furniture was essentially Rococo with soft flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, rich upholstery, inlaying and painted furniture.
See Rococo. Sometimes called Louis Quinze.