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Picturesque architecture

Picturesque architecture

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Published by Seeley & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Portfolio.
Statementby A. Brunet-Debaines ... [et al.] ; with descriptive notes.
ContributionsBrunet-Debaines, A.
The Physical Object
Pagination[22] leaves, [20] leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14568131M

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The English Vision is the first major study of the Picturesque since Christopher Hussey’s book on the subject was published in By treating the Picturesque as a way of looking as well as a movement, David Watkin is able to emphasize how deeply it coloured the practice of architecture throughout the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian by:   The Picturesque: Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities (The Classical Tradition in Architecture) 1st Edition by John Macarthur (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Macarthur Page.

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In a series of linked essays Macarthur shows: what the concept of picture does in the picturesque. In this fresh and authoritative account John Macarthur presents the eighteenth century idea of the picturesque - when it was a risky term concerned with a refined taste for everyday things, such as the hovels of the labouring poor - in the light of its reception and effects in modern culture.

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The third part is essentially a meditation on how this tradition and this theory shaped architecture and urban planning in England in the nineteenth century and, potentially, the twentieth as well. Between and more than sixty books illustrating designs for small to moderately large houses were published.

All of these, but particularly those devoted entirely or in part to cottage designs, have a particular interest for the historian for the evidence they contain of changing tastes and ideas through this period of social upheaval. This use of the Picturesque followed the lead of the late-eighteenth century British landscape gardener Humphry Repton, who added formal gardens and terraces around the perimeter of large country houses to moderate the transition from the Neoclassical architecture to the surrounding parkland.

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hielscher, Kurt, Picturesque Italy. New York, Bretano's [] (OCoLC)   DOI link for The Picturesque.

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Patriotism, too, grew with the help of picturesque illustrations. Love of the monarchy and British homeland, as well as pride of their powerful military and expanding global empire, are on full display in these volumes. Winner of The Baltimore Book Festival Mayor's Award of Literary Excellence for Non-Fiction and a Heritage Book Award given by the Maryland Historical TrustWinner of the Baltimore Book Festival's Mayor's Award of Literary ExcellenceFrom its trademark row houses to Benjamin Henry Latrobe's landmark Cathedral (now Basilica) of the Assumption, Baltimore architecture can.“Grammars of Approach is the best kind of literary history.

Wall combines capacious knowledge of the eighteenth century with an entirely original understanding of the ways in which thinkers in the period described a redistributed perceptual field—one in which landscape gardening, accounts of grammar and composition, architecture, and narrative all began to perceive and describe a newly.Picturesque and Gothic Revival.

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