Louis Métezeau

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Court facade of the Hôtel d'Angoulême

Louis Métezeau (1560–1615) was a French architect.

He was born in Dreux, Eure-et-Loir. He is the son of Thibault Métezeau, the brother of Clément II Métezeau[1] and the nephew of Jean Métezeau. He was Premier Architecte du Roi of Henry IV of France.[2] He probably undertook the construction of the Grande Galerie du Louvre[3] and conceived the Place des Vosges in Paris.[1] His one documented structure is the Hôtel d'Angoulême (1584).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "La place Ducale, coeur battant de Charleville". Les Échos'. 20 July 2006. Retrieved 25 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Chapelle Saint-Louis, Prytanée militaire, La Flèche, France". Université du Québec. Retrieved 25 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Reprise des travaux". The Louvre. Retrieved 25 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Ballon, Hilary (1991). The Paris of Henri IV: Architecture and Urbanism, p. 43. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-02309-2.