Lecture 11 - Baroque in France and England I Design for Louvre a 1664-1665 b Bernini i Famous making busts for kings c Produces 5 designs for king

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Baroque in France and England I. Design for Louvre a. 1664-1665 b. Bernini i. Famous, making busts for kings c. Produces 5 designs for king: all shot down i. Differences in national taste d. First: Pearl being embraced by oyster shell i. Dynamics of Baroque e. Third i. Conservative ii. Linear iii. Sitting on rubble stone base iv. Approached via bridge 1. Suggesting power of King Louis XIV II. Actual Design for East Façade Louvre a. Claude Perrault, Louis Le Vau, and Charles Le Brun b. 1667 c. Collaborative i. Brun paint ii. Le Vau build iii. Perrault doctor 1. Theoretical knowledge of Vitruvius d. Architecture Academy i. So many things need to be built, so must raise good architects ii. Before this, architects had no school iii. First architecture schools iv. Make architects more conservative 1. Innovation not as prized as learning from past e. Perrault i. Doubled Columns ii. Long Façade iii. Unvaried iv. Returns to Greco-Roman idea of great pediment v. So French f. Nationalism in Architecture
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Lecture 11 - Baroque in France and England I Design for Louvre a 1664-1665 b Bernini i Famous making busts for kings c Produces 5 designs for king

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