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Vitruvius Britannicus: The Classic of Eighteenth-Century British Architecture

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A consortium of British architects and their patrons rebelled against the early eighteenth century's Baroque excesses and turned instead toward the Renaissance works of Andrea Palladio for inspiration. These Neo-Palladians guided the course of British architecture toward classical principles, and the Vitruvius Britannicus (British Vitruvius) reflects their vision. A sumptu ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 29th 2006 by Dover Publications
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