Flashcards in Renaissance 2 Deck (10)
Italian Renaissance forms were slow in crossing over the Alps. When it happened, the 16th century ???? challenge and 17th century Baroque theatricality were already opening up new fields of interest in Italy.
Certain architects enjoyed 'breaking the rules'
What type or architect he referring to...?
Matters were not helped when pattern-books of ????? only, separated from their architectural basis, started to go the rounds, mostly in the Low Countries and Germany.
'???????? glass, known by the Roman Empire, was rediscovered by the Venetians in the 15th century, and glass-blowers brought it to England in the 16th.
In England during the 16th and 17th centuries windows got larger and larger, until of another ????? house it could be said " Hardwick Hall, More glass than wall"
In the 17th century, ??????? was the place for the nature creation of Renaissance town housing on a large scale.
'In the Queen's House at Greenwich, the Banqueting House in Whitehall, and Wilton House in Wiltshire, he conceived both plan and facade in a Palladian unity of proportion and design. In all three he used the cube : 'The outward ornaments', he wrote, 'ought to be solid, proportionable according to the rules....'
Which architect is subject to text?
The double-cube proportioned room depicted is in which of his buildings?
Wilton House in Wiltshire
The facade drawing is of which building?
The Louvre in Paris