Etienne-Louis Boullee (1728-1799): Theoretician of Revolutionary Architecture
New York: Braziller, (1974), 1974. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #014635
First American edition. 8vo; 128 pp.; 120 illustrations from photographs, plans, and drawings; bibliography. A very good copy in red cloth, in a very good dust jacket. A survey of the French architect's work, with an emphasis on his anti-rococo sentiments and the role he played in the classical revival, as well as his elaboration of a theoretical definition of art, the reduction of the aesthetic of all fine art to the single principle of the imitation of nature.
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