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Author Van Rensselaer, Schuyler, Mrs., 1851-1934.

Title Henry Hobson Richardson and his works / Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer.

Imprint New York : Dover Publications, [1969]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  720.973 R394Bv 1969    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xv, 152 pages : illustrations, plans, portrait ; 28 cm
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Note "An unabridged republication of the work originally published ... in 1888, to which has been added a new introduction prepared especially for this ... edition by William Morgan."
Bibliography "List of Henry Hobson Richardson's works": pages 139-140. Bibliographical footnotes.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction to the Dover Edition -- List of illustrations -- Ancestry and early life -- Life in Paris -- Life in Paris and return to America -- Professional life -- European journey -- Last days -- Personal traits -- Hereditary influences -- Early works -- Trinity Church -- Works of Middle life -- The Albany capitol -- Works of Middle life -- The cathedral drawings -- The Pittsburgh Courthouse -- The Field Building -- The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce -- Railroad stations -- Dwelling-houses -- Characteristics as an artist -- Characteristics as an artist -- Methods of teaching -- Influence upon profession and public -- APPENDICES: List of Richardson's works -- Methods of instruction followed and problems given out at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris -- Extracts from Richardson's description of Trinity Church -- Extracts from memoranda and letters relating to the cathedral drawings -- Richardson's professional circular for intending clients.
Summary This is a study of the 19th-century architect, Henry Hobson Richardson, a pioneer of Romanesque Revival. The work is filled with plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of his major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and others.
Subject Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886.
Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886 (OCoLC)fst00015487
ISBN 0486223205

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