Lescot, Pierre
Lescot, Pierre
One of the greatest architects of France in the pure Renaissance style, b. at Paris about 1510; d. there, 1571

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  • Lescot, Pierre — (1515 1578)    architect    Born in Paris, Pierre Lescot was descended from a noble family of the robe (bureaucracy). He studied architecture and mathematics and enjoyed friendships with humanists and poets. He gained the favor of the royal court …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Lescot, Pierre — ▪ French architect born c. 1515, , Paris, Fr. died 1578, Paris  one of the great French architects of the mid 16th century who contributed a decorative style that provided the foundation for the classical tradition of French architecture.… …   Universalium

  • Lescot, Pierre — (ca. 1515 1578)    French Renaissance architect, best known as the designer of the Cour Carrée / Square Court of the Louvre palace in Paris, begun in 1546 for King Francis I. This palace is the finest surviving example of the classic phase of… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • LESCOT, Pierre — (c. 1515 1578)    See LOUVRE, PARIS …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Lescot, Pierre — ► (1515 78) Arquitecto francés. Reconstruyó el Louvre y levantó la fachada oeste del patio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lescot — Lescot, Pierre …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pierre Lescot —     Pierre Lescot     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pierre Lescot     One of the greatest architects of France in the pure Renaissance style, b. at Paris about 1510; d. there, 1571. The very improbable report that he was never in Italy has been… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • LESCOT (P.) — LESCOT PIERRE (1510 env. 1578) Parmi les trois grands architectes français de la Renaissance classique, Pierre Lescot occupe une place à part, dans la mesure où, contrairement à Delorme et à Bullant, il n’est pas issu d’une famille de maçons.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lescot — (Pierre) (1515 1578) architecte français; l un des maîtres de la Renaissance française …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pierre Lescot — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lescot. Pierre Lescot Présentation Naissance 1515 Paris Décès 10 septembre 1578 (à 63 ans) Paris …   Wikipédia en Français

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