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James Gibbs, architect

Terry Friedman

James Gibbs, architect

1682-1754 : "a Man of great fame" : Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, 18 September to 12 December 1982.

by Terry Friedman

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Published by London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gibbs, James, 1682-1754 -- Exhibitions.,
    • Architecture, Georgian -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsOrleans House Gallery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA997.G5 A4 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3256797M
      LC Control Number83175788

        In his Book of Architecture (), Gibbs was the first British architect to publish a volume exclusively comprising his own designs. It was aimed, so the preface explains, at ‘gentlemen as might be concerned in Building, especially in the remote parts of the Country, where little or no assistance for Designs can be procured’. James Gibbs was a British architect, stands between the English baroque school and the Palladian school.

      Get this from a library! In praise of James Gibbs, architect [Aberdeen Art Gallery.;]. James Gibbs facts: The highly individualistic achievement of the British architect James Gibbs () stands between the English baroque school and the Palladian school. James Gibbs was born at Footdeesmire near Aberdeen, Scotland, in December.

      Gibbs advertised his work in A Book of Architecture (—2nd edn. ), which spread his influence far and wide, and was probably the most widely used architectural book of C He also published Rules for Drawing the Several Parts of Architecture (—with further editions of , , and ). Such books were often consulted by wealthy intellectuals who wished to direct the construction of their estates. Among the architectural elements in Drayton Hall that are clearly attributable to these books are two classically-inspired overmantels that appear in William Kent’s, Designs of Inigo Jones, and James Gibbs’ A Book of Architecture.


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