Visionary Architects: Boulee, LeDoux, Lequeu

Visionary Architects: Boulee, LeDoux, Lequeu

by Jean-Claude Lemagny
     
 
The works included here by the three 18th-century French architects Boull�e, Ledoux, and Lequeu include architectural drawings of geometric, colossal buildings that verge on science fiction, as well as more mundane neo-classical works built for the French aristocracy. Published first as a catalog for a traveling exhibition originating at the U. of St. Thomas in

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The works included here by the three 18th-century French architects Boull�e, Ledoux, and Lequeu include architectural drawings of geometric, colossal buildings that verge on science fiction, as well as more mundane neo-classical works built for the French aristocracy. Published first as a catalog for a traveling exhibition originating at the U. of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, the 148 drawings from the Cabinet d'Estampes in Paris, are each illustrated with a b&w plate, and followed by a short catalog entry. There is a bibliography, but no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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The works included here by the three 18th-century French architects Boull<'e>e, Ledoux, and Lequeu include architectural drawings of geometric, colossal buildings that verge on science fiction, as well as more mundane neo-classical works built for the French aristocracy. Published first as a catalog for a traveling exhibition originating at the U. of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, the 148 drawings from the Cabinet d'Estampes in Paris, are each illustrated with a b&w plate, and followed by a short catalog entry. There is a bibliography, but no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780940512351
Publisher:
Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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