Baroque – 17th to early 18th century

<!–^~^57|left|The Chapelle Royale in Versailles^~^–><!–^~^58|right|Les Invalides^~^–>The exuberance of the Absolute Monarchy preponderant in the 17th century led to enormous baroque edifices.

Architects Le Vau, Perrault, Mansarts and Bruand designed such monuments as the Invalides, the Place de la Concorde and Versailles.


Also See:

Romanesque

Gothic

Renaissance

Neoclassicism