Fran OIS-Joseph B Langer

Fran OIS-Joseph B Langer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fran ois-Joseph B langer was a French architect and decorator working in the Neoclassic style. Born in Paris, he studied at the Acad mie Royale d'Architecture where he worked under Julien-David Le Roy and Pierre Contant d'Ivry, but did not win the coveted Prix de Rome that would have sent him to study at Rome; however, through Le Roy's circle he was introduced to some advanced neoclassical designers, such as Charles-Louis Cl risseau, Robert Adam's drawing-master, recently arrived from Rome, and was admitted to the Acad mie at the age of twenty. He began his career in 1767 working at the Menus Plaisirs du Roi designing ephemeral decorations for court f tes, and by 1777 he was its director. In this position, he was in charge of the funeral preparations for Louis XV and the coronation coach of Louis XVIshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922056
  • 9786134922050