John Soane: An Accidental Romantic

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Yale University Press, 2000 - 358 pagina's
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John Soane (1753-1837) was one of the most influential and original of all English architects. In this lavishly illustrated biography, Darley places Soane's life and buildings side by side, and her insights into this complex man and his turbulent life add a great deal to the understanding of his extraordinary work. 235 illustrations, 75 in color.
 

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Beginnings
1
To Rome and Naples
21
Sicily Rome and Home Again
43
Return
56
Established
76
Lincolns Inn Fields
97
The Assault on Westminster 1 1 7
117
Disappointments and Achievements
139
Reconciliation and Death
216
The Year of Misery and Beyond
238
Paris and London
253
Polishing and Purchasing
266
Westminster at Last
287
Strange Work
299
Postscript
324
Bibliographical Abbreviations
328

The Pitshanger Dream
151
The Royal Academy and other Business
169
The Rough Storm of Life
179
Pleasures and Troubles
198

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Gillian Darley is a writer, broadcaster, and architectural journalist.

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