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An Outline of European Architecture
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An Outline of European Architecture

by Nikolaus Pevsner, Michael Forsyth
 

ISBN-10: 1423604938

ISBN-13: 9781423604938

Pub. Date: 10/01/2009

Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher

One of the most widely read boks on European architecture, Nikolaus Pevsner’s landmark work was first published in 1942. Through several revisions and updates during Pevsner’s lifetime, it continued to be a seminal essay on the subject, and even after his death, it remains as stimulating as it was back in the mid-twentieth century.

Overview

One of the most widely read boks on European architecture, Nikolaus Pevsner’s landmark work was first published in 1942. Through several revisions and updates during Pevsner’s lifetime, it continued to be a seminal essay on the subject, and even after his death, it remains as stimulating as it was back in the mid-twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423604938
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.17(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface by Michael Forsyth 6

Foreword 8

Introduction 10

Twilight and Dawn From the fourth to the tenth century 12

The Romanesque Style c. 1000-c. 1200 30

The Early and Classic Gothic Style c. 1150-c. 1250 50

The Late Gothic Style c.1250-c. 1500 72

Renaissance and Mannerism c.1420-c. 1600 96

The Baroque in the Roman Catholic Countries c.1600-c. 1760 128

Britain and France from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century 152

The Romantic Movement, Historicism, and The Beginning of the Modern Movement 1760-1914 186

The Modern Movement 216

Postscript by Michael Forsyth 234

Footnotes 242

Bibliography 244

Some Technical Terms Explained 246

Index 248

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