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Gaudí, the man and his work

Author: Juan Bergós Massó; Antoni Gaudí; Marc Llimargas
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Company, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st English language edView all editions and formats
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This illustrated biography of Antonio Gaudi explores how his work came to define Barcelona's cityscape with the startling architectural forms that paralleled the development of Art Nouveau.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Antoni Gaudí; Antoni Gaudí; Antoni Gaudí; Antoni Gaudí
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Bergós Massó; Antoni Gaudí; Marc Llimargas
ISBN: 0821226274 9780821226278
OCLC Number: 43791526
Language Note: Translation of: Gaudi, l'home i l'obra.
Notes: "A Bulfinch Press book."
Description: 308 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: Bergos on Gaudí. Presentation ; Introduction ; Formative years ; Gaudí's personality ; Gaudí's works --
The work. Casa Vicens ; Villa Quijano ; Casa Güell : buildings and raililngs ; Palau Güell ; Saint Teresa of Jesus School ; Episcopal Palace, Astorga ; Casa de los Botines ; Bodegas Güell ; Casa Calvet ; Bellesguard Mansion ; Restoration of Palma de Mallorca Cathedral ; Güell Park ; Crypt of the Colonia Güell Church ; Casa Batlló ; Casa Milà ; Sagrada Familia.
Other Titles: Gaudi, l'home i l'obra.
Responsibility: Joan Bergós ; photographs by Marc Llimargas ; preface by Jordi Ribera i Bergós ; introduction by Maria Antonietta Crippa ; translated by Gerardo Denis.

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An illustrated biography of Antonio Gaudi, based upon writings by Joan Bergos Masso, regarded as Gaudi's closest confidant and leading disciple. It explores how his work came to define Barcelona's  Read more...

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