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Sir John Vanbrugh

Kerry Downes

Sir John Vanbrugh

a biography

by Kerry Downes

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vanbrugh, John, -- Sir, -- 1664-1726.,
  • Architecture -- England.,
  • Architecture, Baroque -- England.,
  • Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography.,
  • Architects -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kerry Downes.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 560 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18683488M
    ISBN 100283994975

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Eastbury Park, –, completed by Roger Morris who amended Vanbrugh's design (demolished except for Kitchen Wing). Cholmondeley Castle Vanbrugh prepared a design to rebuild the house, but it is believed not to have been executed; Great Obelisk, Castle Howard ; Morpeth Town Hall, (Front renewed and back replaced in –).

Sir John Vanbrugh, (baptized Jan. 24,London, Eng.—died MaLondon), British architect who brought the English Baroque style to its culmination in Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. He was also one of the dramatists of the Restoration comedy of manners. Vanbrugh’s grandfather was a Flemish merchant.

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE and WRITINGS OF THE AUTHOR. Sir John Vanbrugh, an eminent dramatic Writer, Son of Mr. Giles Vanbrugh, of London, Merchant, was born in the Parish of St.

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Nicholas Hawksmoor (probably – 25 March ) was an English architect. He was a leading figure of the English Baroque style of architecture in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries.

Hawksmoor worked alongside the principal architects of the time, Christopher Wren and John Vanbrugh, and contributed to the design of some of the most Born: c.Nottinghamshire.

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Sir John Vanbrugh Sir John Vanbrugh was the outstanding country-house architect of the early 18th century responsible for the two greatest commissions of the time: Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard.

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Vanbrugh wrote or adapted ten comedies (The Relapse and The Provoked Wife proving the most successful) and designed a host of country houses of which the best known are Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard.

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Sir John Vanbrugh (vănbrōō´, văn´brə), –, English dramatist, architect, soldier, and adventurer,of Flemish descent. In he obtained a commission in the army. He was arrested for espionage in and spent two years in a French prison.

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