Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century

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Wend von Kalnein; Translated by David Britt

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May 24, 1995
308 pages, 8 1/2 x 11
250 b/w + 50 color illus.
ISBN: 9780300060133
Cloth

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.
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