Catalogue of the Drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768): From the Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum

Catalogue of the Drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768): From the Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum

by Jill Rosemary Lever
     
 

ISBN-10: 189859225X

ISBN-13: 9781898592259

Pub. Date: 03/15/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

George Dance was a pioneering architect with an adventurous spirit who designed the first Neo-Classical building in England (All Hallows, London Wall), as well as the first Indian-style elevation (the City of London's Guildhall), introduced the circus and crescent to London town planning; invented the ammonite capital, designed a prototype art gallery, and made

Overview

George Dance was a pioneering architect with an adventurous spirit who designed the first Neo-Classical building in England (All Hallows, London Wall), as well as the first Indian-style elevation (the City of London's Guildhall), introduced the circus and crescent to London town planning; invented the ammonite capital, designed a prototype art gallery, and made early use of structural iron and other technical innovations. This comprehensive catalogue of his architectural work also includes the drawings of the elder George Dance, architect to the City of London for more than 40 years whose major building is the Mansion House.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898592259
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Series:
Soane Catalogue Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
13.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
General bibliography (including Dance the Elder)
GEORGE DANCE THE YOUNGER (1741-1825)
Biography
Portraits
Provenance of the Dance drawings in the Soane Museum
Colour plates
Juvenilia (c.1757-8)
Italy (1759-64)
Churches
Mausolea and Monuments
Prisons, courts, and a lunatic hospital
Town planning and London Bridge
Some work in the City of London
Public buildings
London houses
Country houses
Dance and Soane
Roof trusses
Unidentified designs for a capital, fittings, a dining room, and stables
Satirical, portrait, and other drawings
Drawings and prints in Dance's collection
Appendices
GEORGE DANCE THE ELDER (1695-1768)
Biography
Designs by George Dance the Elder
Drawings and prints in Dance the Elder's Collection
Mansion House, City of London, catalogue by Sally Jeffery
CONCORDANCES
INDEX

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