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The Directoire Period is transitional and ties the Louis XVI and Empire styles. The movement had its inception under Louis XVI of France. The Revolution of 1789 meant that the direction of style and fashion altered to satisfy the tastes of the revolutionary class, which ardently admired the ancient Roman Empire.
Pieces identifed with the Directoire style carry on the direct tradition of Louis XVI classicism treated with greater severity as in this example.
|Height||29.00 inch||(73.66 cm)|
|Width||45.50 inch||(115.57 cm)|
|Depth||23.50 inch||(59.69 cm)|