Empire - (from the French empire - empire) style of architecture and art of the first three decades of the XIX century, the final evolution of classicism.
Empire style originated in the interior, architecture and art at the beginning of the XIX century, during the time of Napoleon's empire. From the French Empire style spread quickly throughout Europe - the noble and wealthy person would not keep up with the Parisian fashion nothing.
Parade, solemn, monumental style that mimics the chic and luxury of the Roman Empire. First of all, imitation is reflected in the antique furniture of the rooms on the way.