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ID: 500028093
 
Record Type: Person
Le Vau, Louis (French architect, 1612-1670)

Note: Son of Louis Le Vau (d. 1661), architect. Began his career in the 1630s, designing row houses and "hôtels particuliers" on the Ile Saint-Louis, Paris. Le Vau was responsible for the design of the garden elevations of Versailles. Known mainly as a designer of hôtels and châteaux. Held the position of "Conseiller du Roi, intendant ordonnateur général et premier architecte des bâtiments royaux". French architect.

Names:
Le Vau, Louis (preferred,V,index,LC)
Louis Le Vau (V,display)
Levau, Louis (V)
Leveau, Louis (V)
Vau, Louis le (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  D'Orbay, François, II  
....................  (French architect and printmaker, 1634-1697) [500016748]
sibling of ....  Le Vau, François  
..................  (French architect, died 1676) [500033657]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Le Vau, Louis (I)

Biographies:
(French architect, 1612-1670) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1612-1670) ..... [GRL]
(French architect) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, 1612-1670) ..... [AVERY]
( architect, 1612-1670) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(French architect, 1612?-1670) ..... [BHA]
(1612-1670) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect; born Paris (France), 1612; died Paris (France), 1670) ..... [CCA]

Sources and Contributors:
Le Vau, Louis ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred]
...........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 88010510
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
...........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Levau, Louis ........ [AVERY, CCA, GRL]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 88010510
Leveau, Louis ........ [CCA, GRL]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 88010510
Louis Le Vau ........ [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
.........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vau, Louis le ........ [CCA, GRL]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 88010510

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, VP]
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
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