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The exhibition emphasises yet again that, if Palladianism is a game with strict rules, it is one that appeals to the unimaginative plodder (the Arts and Crafts architect C.
Martin-in-the-Fields, the church overlooking Trafalgar Square in London, designed in 1721 by James Gibbs, a British architect who straddled Palladianism and the Baroque.
68) Rudolf Wittkower, Palladio and English Palladianism (London: Thames & Hudson, 1974), p.
Rudolf Wittkower, "Inigo Jones, Architect and Man of Letters," in Palladio and Palladianism, ed.
The period's obsession with the body, so notorious in Swift, is seen to have positive aspect, with the body as a norm: 'In its bodily humor as well as its Palladianism, the period is an Age of Proportion.
There are echoes of the work of Robert Adam in this, and of English Palladianism, but Cameron's Neoclassicism was also inventive and resourceful.
92) Four men stand out: the socially conscious Serlio with his various manuscripts; Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola with La regola delli cinque ordini dell'architettura (1562); Palladio with his unfinished I quattro libri dell'architettura (1570); and, contributing to Palladianism, Vincenzo Scamozzi with L'idea della architettura universale (1615).
Palladianism spread north to Britain, east to Russia, and west to America, promoted by Palladio's The Four Books on Architecture, which provided Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, with his architectural bible.
The Dilettanti were not a Whiggish lot, and perhaps for that reason they wanted to promote Greek architecture through eyes uncorrupted by Palladianism.
Having helped supply a roof structure that did not collapse, in May 1785 Menelaws was hired as assistant to the prodigious Nikolay Lvov, who by this time had commenced his own adaptation of the innovative Palladianism which Cameron was expressing in projects such as the seminal Cathedral of Sophia (1782-88) with its innovative use of the Greek Doric order and its interpretation of the Villa Rotonda, Vicenza.
Perhaps because Gibbs was a Tory and Walpole the leader of the Whigs, or maybe because his style had been superseded by the rise of Palladianism, he was replaced as architect at Houghton by Colen Campbell (1676-1729), whose patron Lord Burlington had likewise dismissed Gibbs from Burlington House in London.
Here is Palladianism rechauffe for people who have made their money in the modern world but want to pretend that they are living as lords of the manor in a feudal society.