George Frederick Bodley & the Later Gothic Revival in Britai (BOK)

Michael Hall

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British architect George Frederick Bodley (1827--1907) fundamentally shaped the architecture, art, and design of the Anglican Church throughout England and the world; his work survives in the United States, Australia, India, and Italy, as well as the United Kingdom. This important book is the first to explore the life and work of this major Gothic Revival architect, a man with an evolving outlook on style and aesthetics who believed that every element of a building must be part of an integrated design strategy. A close colleague of William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, Bodley was the first major patron of Morris's stained glass and, like Morris, was an accomplished textile and wallpaper designer. In 1874 Bodley founded Watts and Company--now celebrating its 140th anniversary--to manufacture ecclesiastical vestments, textiles, and wallpapers. In a seamless blend of architectural, art, and church history, this lavish volume features over 200 illustrations and offers impeccable scholarship on the work of an influential visionary of Victorian design.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Michael Hall
Forlag
YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEMIC
ISBN 9780300208023
Antall sider 508 Dimensjoner 22,6cm x 28,9cm x 4,2cm
Vekt 2672 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd