8 3054 - Petit trianon garden faade Versailles 176168 GABRIEL 1st architect to king louis the 15th versailles was political seat in france the

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GABRIEL -1 st  architect to king -louis the 15 th   -versailles was political seat in france -the small one, small palace for king’s mistress -cubic form -façade used giant order- columns rose more than one floor, didn’t have 3 floors like  grand palace -columns are fluted Corinthian -yellow/gray French limestone -large windows on 1 st  floor, small windows up top -people want more light in domestic living quarters -roof line is flat- no more pitched roofs -balastrate up top of roof -classical in building is sense of proportion, harmony, balance, dignity  -neoclassical architecture -doesn’t want to be exactly the same, he wants to create something of  it’s  time -pompador- social climber- not clear who her father was- merchant family that made  some money, she was well educated, seen as ambitious- climbing the social ladder-  politically and socially important -1750s- relationship at it’s peak. 1760s- she was like his friend -style doesn’t reflect her taste -interior- wall treatment is simple -windows into other rooms- all different shapes- type of decoration -brass and guilded stair rail, adds decoration, repeated on faux window grates -bringing exterior to interior and lightening space -plain surfaces and cutting surfaces away -delicate decoration grand theatre, Bordeaux: façade and staircase 1772-80 LOUIS
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course ARHI 3054 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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8 3054 - Petit trianon garden faade Versailles 176168 GABRIEL 1st architect to king louis the 15th versailles was political seat in france the

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