Jean-Nicolas Huyot

Jean-Nicolas Huyot

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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-Nicholas Huyot was a French architect, best known for his 1823 continuation of work on the Arc de Triomphe from the plans of Jean Chalgrin. Son of a builder, Huyot attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and won the Prix de Rome in 1807. Following his study in Rome, between 1817 and 1821 Huyot traveled in Asia Minor, Egypt, and Greece. He developed significant credentials as an antiquarian. He was part of the Cl op tra expedition under Louis Nicolas Philippe Auguste de Forbin in 1817, and Huyot sent to Jean-Fran ois Champollion a collection of inscriptions he'd found in the temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel; this contribution was helpful in Champollion's work in deciphering hieroglyphicsshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134921866
  • 9786134921862