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ID: 500022332
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500022332

 
Record Type: Person
Louis, Victor (French architect and designer, 1731-ca. 1800)

Note: By 1773 Louis had changed his birth name "Louis-Nicolas Louis" to "Victor Louis". Louis was a student of Louis Adam from 1748. In 1755 he won the "Grand Prix", or more precisely a special "Premier Prix extraordinaire hors concours" as his final design did not agree with his esquisse. Among Louis's patrons were the Duke of Richelieu, Governor of Guyenne and Stanislaw Poniatowski, King of Poland. Louis designed decorations, possibly for festivals. French architect. Comment on works: Architect

Names:
Louis, Victor (preferred,V,index,LC)
Victor Louis (V,display)
Louis, Louis Nicolas (V)
Louis, Louis Victor Nicolas (V)
Louis, Louis-Nicolas (V)
Louis, M. (V)
Louis, Nicolas (V)
Louis, Louis-Nicolas Victor (U)
Louis, Victor-Nicolas (LU,U)
N. Louis, Architecte du Roi (LU,U)
N. Louis (LU,U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
architect

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   Besançon (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Bordeaux (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Warsaw (Mazowieckie, Poland) (inhabited place)

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

Biographies:
(French architect and designer, 1731-ca. 1800) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French architect, 1731?-1802?) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, 1731-ca.1800) ..... [BHA]
(French architect; born Paris (France), 1731; died Paris (France), ca. 1802) ..... [CCA]
(artist 1731?-1802?) ..... [GRL]
(French architect and designer, born 1731 Paris, France; died 1800 Paris) ..... [VP]
(French artist, 1731-1800) ..... [WCP]
(French architect, 1731-1800) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French artist, 1731-1800) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(architect, 1731-1800) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(French architect, probably born 1731, Probably died 1802) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, probably born 1731, Probably died 1802) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1731-1800) ..... [PROV]
(French architect, 1731-1800) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1731?-1802?) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Louis, Louis Nicolas ........ [AVERY, CCA, GRL, PROV, WL-Courtauld]
.........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.........................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82166254
.........................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Louis, Louis-Nicolas ........ [CCA, Grove Art, PROV Preferred]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Louis, Louis-Nicolas Victor ........ [PROV, VP]
........................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Louis, Louis Victor Nicolas ........ [GRL]
......................................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
Louis, M. ........ [GRL]
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
Louis, Nicolas ........ [GRL, PROV]
..............................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
..............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Louis, Victor ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82166254
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 82166254
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Louis, Victor-Nicolas ........ [PROV]
.............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
N. Louis ........ [PROV]
..................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
N. Louis, Architecte du Roi ........ [PROV]
....................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Victor Louis ........ [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Delaire, et al, Architectes élèves, 1819-1884 (1895)
....................  Egbert, Beaux-Arts Tradition in French Architecture (1980) 172
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82166254
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Lance, Dictionnaire des architectes française (1872)
....................  Larousse, Grand dictionnaire universel (1982) 172
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82166254
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 82166254
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Pelican History of Art
....................  Prudent and Guadet, Salles de Spectacle Construites par Victor Louis (1903)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, PROV]
.......... Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.......... Egbert, Beaux-Arts Tradition in French Architecture (1980)
.......... LCR
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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