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Item Number: 103947
Title: Architectural Space in Eighteenth-Century Europe : Constructing Identities and Interiors
Author: Baxter, Denise Amy
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9780754666509
Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010. 24cm., hardcover, 267pp., 51 b&w illus. Contents: Introduction: constructing space and identity in the 18th-century interior, Denise Amy Baxter; Part I Crossing Boundaries, Making Space: The ascendancy of the interior in 18th-century French architectural theory, Meredith Martin; ''Très belle, agréable, et bien meublée'': the Electoral palace at Saint-Cloud in the early 18th century, Max Tillman; In the right place at the right time: political propaganda in the Archiepiscopal palace of Würzburg, Csongor Kis; Getting plastered: ornamentation, iconography, and the ''desperate faction'', Katherine R.P. Clark. Part II The Interior as Masquerade: Salon as stage: actress/courtesans and their homes in late 18th-century Paris, Kathryn Norberg; Fashioning bluestocking conversation: Elizabeth Montagu''s Chinese room, Stacey Sloboda; The space of the mask, from stage to ridotto, Marc Neveu. Part 3 The Politics of Display: Improving taste in the private interior: gentleman''s galleries in post-Napoleonic London, Anne Nellis Richter; A nation of statues: museums and identity in 18th-century Rome, Jeffrey Collins; (Re)constructing an 18th-century interior: the value of interiority on display, Daniel Brewer; Bibliography; Index.

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