ISBN-10:
0300060130
ISBN-13:
9780300060133
Pub. Date:
05/24/1995
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century: New Edition

Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century: New Edition

by Wend von Kalnein, David Britt

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Overview


The eighteenth century was a time of supreme achievement in French architecture. The buildings of the period are distinguished by restraint and proportion, grace and practicality - qualities that influenced architecture across Europe. This handsome book surveys developments from the final years of Louis XIV and the lasting influence of Jules-Hardouin Mansart to the dramatic fantasies of Boullee. It analyses not only the buildings, but also their interiors, and the contemporary theoretical literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300060133
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 05/24/1995
Series: The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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