Greek and Roman Architecture in Classic Drawings

Greek and Roman Architecture in Classic Drawings

Language: English

Pages: 160

ISBN: 0486404919

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Perhaps the finest record of classical architectural detail ever made. Executed in the demanding technique of India ink and water color rendering, the illustrations include the Parthenon, Roman temples, Pantheon, Colosseum, many others. Unparalleled three-dimensionality and effects of scale. Enhanced with Introductory Notes by John Blatteau and Christiane Sears. Notes. Preface. 127 plates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

edifices still appear to me as the highest expression of common sense,” he wrote home. “They are of a perfection, of an exquisite simplicity. The more I analyze them, the more I am lost in admiration.” He returned from Greece with a study of the Acropolis and the Temple of Athena Nike. E. Hector d’Espouy, ca. 1905. COURTESY PHILIPPE D’ESPOUY. On his return to Paris, although trained as an architect, it was by virtue of his skill in doing murals and in decorating that he obtained commissions. He

Door, restored by Edmond Guillaume The Pantheon General View and Plan, by Felix Duban Corner of Pediment of Porch, by Honoré Daumet Corinthian Capital and Base, by Honoré Daumet Part of Corinthian Capital, by Honoré Daumet Door, restored by Edmond Paulin Garland Near Door, restored by Pierre Esquié Eagle and Wreath from the Forum of Trajan, restored by Pierre André General View and Details of the Interior, restored by Emmanuel Brune Fragments at the Back of the Pantheon, by Victor

Léon Ginain Aqueduct of Claudius, by Louis Duc 71 Different Fragments Fragments Now at the Villa Medici, restored by Julien Guadet Decorative Pattern Now in the Court of the Fiano Palace in Rome, restored by Charles Girault Temple of Concord in Rome Entablature, restored by Honoré Daumet Cornice Details, restored by Honoré Daumet Corinthian Capital and Base, restored by Honoré Daumet and Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux Temple of Castor and Pollux (Jupiter Stator) in Rome General View and

MARCELLUS IN ROME Details, restored by Edmond Guillaume THEATER OF MARCELLUS IN ROME Details, restored by Edmond Paulin SO-CALLED TEMPLE OF VESTA IN ROME Plan, Elevations, and Columns, restored by Charles Garnier (1825—1898) Grand Prix de Rome, 1848 SO-CALLED TEMPLE OF VESTA IN ROME Column and Details, restored by Charles Garnier and Pierre Esquié (1853–?) Grand Prix de Rome, 1882 SO-CALLED TEMPLE OF VESTA IN ROME Capital, restored by Charles Garnier SO-CALLED TEMPLE OF VESTA IN ROME

Grand Prix de Rome, 1864 TEMPLE OF MARS ULTOR OR MARS THE AVENGER IN ROME Elevations, restored by Julien Guadet TEMPLE OF MARS ULTOR OR MARS THE AVENGER IN ROME Corinthian Capital and Frieze, restored by Ferdinand Dutert TEMPLE OF MARS ULTOR OR MARS THE AVENGER IN ROME Corinthian Capital, restored by Victor Blavette TEMPLE OR MARS ULTOR OR MARS THE AVENGER IN ROME Perspective of Corinthian Capital, restored by Hector d’Espouy TEMPLE OF MARS ULTOR OR MARS THE AVENGER IN ROME Details of

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