History of the Modern Styles of Architecture : Being a Sequel to the Handbook of Architecture

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J. Murray, 1862 - Architecture - 538 pages
 

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Contents

New Cathedral at Boulogne
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Plan of Church at Mousta 10 Section of Church at Mousta
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View of Church at Mousta
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Section of part of Church of Santo Spirito Florence
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View of the Church of St Francesco at Rimini
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Plan of St Andrea at Mantua 16 Section of St Andrea at Mantua
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Elevation of Porch of St Andrea at Mantua
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Plan of Church at Lodi
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Section of Church at Lodi
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Elevation of Church at Lodi
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Santa Maria delle Grazie Milan
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View of Western Fašade of the Cer tosa near Pavia
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Plan of St Peters as proposed by Bramante 24 Plan of St Peters as proposed by San Gallo
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Elevation of East Front of St Peters according to San Gallos design
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Diagram suggesting arrangement of aisles in San Gallos elevation
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Plan of St Peters as it now exists
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Elevation of the Western Apse of St Peters
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East Front of St Peters
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Section of St Peters
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View of the lateral Porch of San Giovanni Laterano
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Revival of Classical Literature Reformation in Religion Painting
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Plan of the Church delle Salute at Venice
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View of the Dogana and Church delle Salute
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Elevation of principal Fašade of the Church of Carignano at Genoa
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Church of St Carlo at Milan
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ECCLESIASTICAL Churches anterior to St Peters St Peters
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Church of the Redentore
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Church of San Giorgio Maggiore Venice Frontispiece PAGE
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Church of Sta Maria Zobenico Venice
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Interior of San Giorgio Maggiore Venice
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Plan of Church of Redentore Venice 43 Plan of Sta Annunciata at Genoa
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View of the Interior of the Church of Sta Annunciata Genoa
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Elevation of part of the Fašade of Riccardi Palace Florence
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Cornice of Pitti Palace Florence
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Page 34 - if you want to see one of the greatest of all the triumphs of human ingenuity, — one of the most beautiful, as it is one of the most useful, of all the mechanisms which the intelligence of successive ages has called into being.
Page 327 - His one hope lies in the knowledge that there is a "tertium quid," a style which, for want of a better name, is sometimes called the Italian, but should be called the common-sense style. This, never having attained the completeness which debars all further progress, as was the case in the purely Classical or in the perfected Gothic styles, not only admits of, but insists on, progress. It courts borrowing principles and forms from either. It can use either pillars or pinnacles as may be required....
Page 22 - ... master mason, who was skilled in construction ; of the carver, the painter, the glazier, of the host of men who, each in his own craft, knew all that had been done before them, and had spent their lives in struggling to surpass the works of their forefathers.
Page 515 - The true glory of the Celt in Europe is his artistic eminence. It is perhaps not too much to assert that without his intervention we should not have possessed in modern times a church worthy of admiration, or a picture or a statue we could look at without shame.
Page 434 - The perfection of Art in an American's eyes would be attained by the invention of a self-acting machine, which should produce plans of cities and designs for Gothic churches or Classic municipal buildings, at so much per foot super, and so save all further trouble or thought. The planning of cities has in America been always practically performed by these means; the process being to take a sheet of...
Page 272 - Paul's surpasses in beauty of design all the other examples of the same class which have yet been carried out ; and whether seen from a distance or near, it is, externally at least, one of the grandest and most beautiful churches in Europe.

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