Louis Treize

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Louis Treize. Style of French Renaissance architecture coinciding with the reign of King Louis XIII (1610–43), but continuing until the 1660s, as Le style Louis Quartorze did not really evolve until then. The best-known buildings of the period are the Luxembourg Palace and the west front of the Church of St-Gervais, both in Paris.