The Greek revival neo-classical attitudes in British architecture 1760-1870 by J. Mordaunt Crook

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  • Greek revival (Architecture) -- Great Britain,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Great Britain

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StatementJ. Mordaunt Crook.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 204 p., [152] p. of plates :
Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL22929320M
ISBN 100719554551

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The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. It revived the style of ancient Greek architecture, in particular the Greek temple, with varying degrees of thoroughness and consistency.A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last phase in the development of Neoclassical.

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Greek Revival, architectural style, The Greek revival book on 5th-century-bc Greek temples, which spread throughout Europe and the United States during the first half of the 19th century. The main reasons for the style’s popularity seem to have been the general intellectual preoccupation with ancient Greek culture at the time, as well as a new awareness of the actual nature of Greek art brought about.

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British architect James “Athenian” Stuart is said to have been the first to introduce Greek Revival to Britain. Taken by the classical beauty of the architecture he discovered on a trip to Greece, Stuart documented his discoveries and published Antiquities of Athens inproducing the world’s first reference book detailing Classical Greek : Kristin Hohenadel.

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As Nicholas Biddle, long-time political foe of President Andrew Jackson, wrote: “The two great truths in the world are the Bible and Grecian architecture The many revival styles generated by this sensibility, such as Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Egyptian Revival, Rococo Revival, Renaissance Revival, and Néo-Grec, were widely disseminated through print portfolios, books, and journals written for the cabinetmaker, builder, and general reader.

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This style was designed to bring to mind the look. THE GREEK REVIVAL STYLE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Greek architecture did not become known in the West until about (By contrast, Roman architecture was rediscovered and emulated much earlier in the Italian Renaissance.) It all began when British architect James Stuart visited Greece with Nicolas Revett in File Size: 1MB.

Early Classical Revival Style: Roman Classical Revival -Greek Revival History. The Early Classical Revival style developed at the end of the 18th century and reflected a desire to take architectural inspiration directly from the ancient buildings of Rome and Greece.


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See more ideas about Decor, Interior and Home pins. The Young Builder’s General Instructor, published by Minard Lafever inwas an important influence in spreading the Greek Revival style.

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The roots of Classicism are in ancient Greek and Roman architecture - in the temple architecture of ancient Greece and in the religious, military and civic architecture of.

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Greek Revival. Style of architecture in which accurate copies of Ancient Greek motifs were incorporated in the design of buildings from the s.

It was essentially part of Neo-Classicism in that it drew upon scholarly studies of Antique buildings, especially the work of Stuart (who designed the early Doric garden-temple at Hagley, Worcs.

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Neoclassicism and the Greek Revival conflicted with the Gothic Revival because they perceived the moral truths claimed by the Gothic revivalists as chiefly illusory and false. The Gothic Revival was, in the neo-classicist’s eyes, a decadent celebration of style over substance that elevated illusion and ornament above reason and truth.

This book of architectural patterns, which had international influence, paved the way for the national movement of the Greek Revival in America in the early 19th century.

It not only embodied the simple, striking, and timeless style of classical Greek temples but also represented the democratic values that the new American nation had turned to. The Greek Revival Style began with public buildings in Philadelphia inand quickly became popular for residences. With its symmetrical shape, low roof lines, columns and pediments, the style mimicked Greek temples -- and was thought by Americans at the time to embody the concept of Democracy.

The first photo shows a modest Greek Revival-style house that once stood here on the west side of School Street, just north of the corner of Union Street. It had been here at 62 School Street since the early s, but its architectural style, along with circumstantial evidence, suggests that it is actually much older than this.

Hellenism (or Hellenismos) is the most common term, used chiefly as a name for the modern religion by its adherents today, though it can also refer to the ancient Greek religion and culture.

The term Hellenismos originally stems from a 4th-century AD systematization and revival of Greek religion by the Roman Emperor Julian.Greek Revival definition: denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Western Europe in the | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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