RoyalWks - by Thornhill 1717 = balustrade and parapet built...

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Tuesday, Oct. 20: Midterm exam Friday, Oct.23: Meet at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 81st and 5th Avenue, Main Information Desk, 3 pm sharp-5 pm. Train to New York Penn Station leaving from New Brunswick at 12:45 pm (off-peak fare = $17.75, but you’ll have to depart from New York after 7 pm) Walk to Herald Square and take Subway line R or N to 59th Street and Lexington Ave. Transfer to the Uptown train (local or express), getting off at 86th and Lex– walk from there to the MMA main entrance on Fifth Avenue and meet at the round Information Desk.
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Portrait of Sir Christopher Wren, Edward Pierce, 1673; cf. Bernini’s Portrait of Louis XIV
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Chronology for the City Churches approx. 1670-80 Chronology for St. Paul’s Cathedral, London Body = 1675 Dome design = after 1683-1698 1697 = Wren’s salary cut in half 1698 = dome essentially finished 1709 = James Thornhill gains commission to paint interior of dome against Wren’s wishes 1715 = Commission to study completion headed
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Unformatted text preview: by Thornhill 1717 = balustrade and parapet built to new tastes 1718 = Wren summarily dismissed Wrens Royal Architectural Complexes Chelsea Royal Military Hospital, 1682 Cf. Paris, Hospital of Les Invalides, 1670; Church, 1677, Hardouin-Mansart, 1688/89 Glorious Revolution C harles I, 1625-42 Interregnum, 1642-59 Charles II, 1660-85 James II, 1685-88 William III and Mary II, 1689-94 (Bill of Rights) William III, 1694-1702 Anne, 1702-14 George I, 1714-27 Hampton Court Palace, projects and construction, 1689 ff. Cf. Louis XIVs Versailles Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, authorized 1694, begun 1696 (Webbs work 1662-69) Cf. Paris, College des Quatre Nations, Levau, 1660s Wren, Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital, first elevation scheme, 1694 Scheme with long hospital wards and two domes replacing the central dome (left and above) Executed scheme (right) with two domes and wards behind...
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2009 for the course 082 01:082:304 taught by Professor Todmarder during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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