Classicism and Modernity Architektural Thought in Eighteenth-Century Britain Arciszewska Barbara (2010)

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Arciszewska Barbara

Classicism and Modernity Architektural Thought in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Warszawa 2010, Wyd. Neriton

ISBN 978-83-7543-153-7

Str. 544.

Oprawa tekturowa z obwolutą, 24 cm.

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             Książka w języku angielskim.


                                  Contents:


Preface / 7 

Introduction / 10 

PART ONE CLASSICISM AS RATIONAL ORDER: NATURALISATION OF THE MODERN STATE / 33 

CHAPTER ONE Continental Ties: Leoni's Manuscript of Palladio's First Book I 40 

CHAPTER Two Hanoverian Succession: Classicism and Power / 54 

CHAPTER THREE Classicism and Print / 76 The Earliest Palladian Folios: Defining the Paradigm / 82 Giacomo Leoni's English Edition of I Quattro Libri I 100 

CHAPTER FOUR Colen Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus: National Classicism / 137 

CHAPTER FIVE William Kent's Designs of Inigo Jones: Commercial Classicism / 187 

CHAPTER Six Batty Langley's Practical Geometry: Classicism as Universal Order / 237 

CHAPTER SEVEN Robert Castell's Villas of the Ancients Illustrated: Paternalistic and Agrarian Classicism / 264 

PART Two CLASSICISM FOR THE CHANGING SOCIETY: MODERNISATION OF PATRONAGE AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES / 295 

CHAPTER EIGHT Royal Patronage / 305 Royal Patronage — the Elusive Factor / 305 

Modernisation of the Office of King's Works / 315 

CHAPTER NINE State and Corporate Patronage: Institutional Classicism / 340

Buildings for the Institutions of the State / 341

Buildings for the New Institutions of the Public Sphere / 382 

New Infrastructural Projects / 392 

CHAPTER TEN Aristocratic Patronage / 410 

Houghton — Classicism and the Modern State / 417 

The Book / 426 

The Reception of Houghton / 438 

Holkham Hall — Classicism and the Virtuoso Traditon / 450 

Publications on Holkham / 455 

CONCLUSIONS / 477 

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY / 480

INDEX OF PERSONS / 518

INDEX OF PLACES / 539 

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