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Louis Le Vau : Mazarin's Collège, Colbert's revenge

Author: Hilary Ballon
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Chichester : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays the brilliance and controversy of Le Vau's late career through an exploration of Mazarin's College, a hybrid of baroque and classical styles. This book tracks the design and construction of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Louis Le Vau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Ballon
ISBN: 0691048959 9780691048956
OCLC Number: 47868160
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 248 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix INTRODUCTION 2 CHAPTER 1 MAZARIN'S BEQUEST 8 CHAPTER 2 ARCHITECTURE AND IMAGERY: THE NEW ROME 32 CHAPTER 3 LE VAU'S LIBRARY 92 CHAPTER 4 CHARGES OF EMBEZZLEMENT 108 CONCLUSION 127 APPENDIX A PROJECTS FOR MAZARIN'S TOMB 134 APPENDIX B D'ORBAY'S DRAWINGS FOR THE SPANISH STEPS (1660) 140 APPENDIX C DRAWINGS OF MAZARIN'S COLLEGE: A CHECKLIST 144 APPENDIX D LOUIS LE VAU'S LIBRARY: THE INVENTORY 149 NOTES 175 SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 221 INDEXES 227
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