Jean Chalgrin

Jean Chalgrin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean-Fran ois-Th r se Chalgrin was a French architect, best known for his design for the Arc de Triomphe, Paris. His neoclassic orientation was established from his early studies with the prophet of neoclassicism Giovanni Niccol Servandoni and with the radical classicist tienne-Louis Boull e in Paris and through his Prix de Rome sojourn as a pensionnaire of the French Academy in Rome. His time in Rome coincided with a fervent new interest in Classicism among the young French pensionnaires, under the influences of Piranesi and the publications of Winckelmann. Returning to Paris, he was quickly given an appointment as an inspector of public works for the city of Paris, under the architect Pierre-Louis Moreau-Desproux, whose own time at the French Academy in Rome had predisposed him to the new style
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134920398
  • 9786134920391