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Neoclassical Architecture        Compared toGreek and Roman Architecture
Taking an Interest in the Classical• Grand Tour  – Went all over Europe, including Rome and    sometimes Greece• Enlighten...
Greece and Rome: Ideal Models• Greece and Rome represented:  – Liberty  – Civic virtue  – Morality  – Sacrifice  – Civiliz...
Style of Neoclassicism• Appealing because it could portray qualities  associated with democratic purity or unshakeable  au...
Greek and Roman
Parthenon by Iktinos and Kallikrates      Athens 437 BCE – 432 BCE
Temple of Fortuna Virilis        Rome 75 BCE
Maison Carrée  Nîmes 1-10 CE
ColosseumRome 70 CE – 80 CE
PantheonRome 118 CE- 125 CE
Neoclassical
Chiswick House by Richard Boyle and William                    Kent              Near London 1725
Panthéon (Sainte-Geneviéve)     by Jacques-Germain Soufflot           Paris 1755-1792
Royal Crescent by John Wood the Younger             Bath 1769-1775
Monticello by Thomas Jefferson       Virginia 1770-1806
La Madeleine by Pierre Vignon        Paris 1807-1842
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Neoclassical Architecture Compared to Greek and Roman Architecture

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Neoclassical Architecture Compared to Greek and Roman Architecture

  1. 1. Neoclassical Architecture Compared toGreek and Roman Architecture
  2. 2. Taking an Interest in the Classical• Grand Tour – Went all over Europe, including Rome and sometimes Greece• Enlightenment (Age of Reason) –Use intellectual knowledge to recreate society• Excavations of Herculaneum and Pompeii
  3. 3. Greece and Rome: Ideal Models• Greece and Rome represented: – Liberty – Civic virtue – Morality – Sacrifice – Civilized society• Ideal models during political upheaval
  4. 4. Style of Neoclassicism• Appealing because it could portray qualities associated with democratic purity or unshakeable authority• Ideas of different political rule all fell within Neoclassicism: – Republic government – Imperial rule• Architecture served as an excellent vehicle for consolidating authority because of its public presence.
  5. 5. Greek and Roman
  6. 6. Parthenon by Iktinos and Kallikrates Athens 437 BCE – 432 BCE
  7. 7. Temple of Fortuna Virilis Rome 75 BCE
  8. 8. Maison Carrée Nîmes 1-10 CE
  9. 9. ColosseumRome 70 CE – 80 CE
  10. 10. PantheonRome 118 CE- 125 CE
  11. 11. Neoclassical
  12. 12. Chiswick House by Richard Boyle and William Kent Near London 1725
  13. 13. Panthéon (Sainte-Geneviéve) by Jacques-Germain Soufflot Paris 1755-1792
  14. 14. Royal Crescent by John Wood the Younger Bath 1769-1775
  15. 15. Monticello by Thomas Jefferson Virginia 1770-1806
  16. 16. La Madeleine by Pierre Vignon Paris 1807-1842

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