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Karl Friedrich Schinkel: 1781-1841 an Architect in the Service of Beauty (Taschen Basic Architecture)

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AS AN ARCHITECT, KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL (1781-1841) IS CONSIDERED ONE OF FINEST IN GERMAN HISTORY, HAVING ESTABLISHED A "NEW," PATRIOTIC GERMAN STYLE BASED ON THE GOTHIC STYLE; AS A PAINTER, DRAFTSMAN, AND DESIGNER OF FURNITURE, INTERIOR FITTINGS, AND STAGE SETS, HE CREATED SOME OF THE BEST EXAMPLES OF 19TH CENTURY ART. HIS WORK WAS SO ADMIRED BY KING FREDERICK WILLIAM II ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Taschen
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Jul 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
A great and comprehensive overview about arguably the greatest German architect ever.
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Good overview, including lesser known buildings and some of his drawings. Good photos!
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