Saturday 25 April 9:55 AM to 5:30 PM
Price for single attendee: £55.00
French Architecture and the English, 1835–1914
A study day at the Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT. Saturday 25 April 2020 9.55am to 5.30pm. Doors open at 9.30am.
The aim of this study day is threefold: to examine the various Victorian buildings built in England to the designs of French architects and explain why Frenchmen were chosen; to trace the fluctuating reputation of French architecture and design in England over the Victorian and Edwardian years; and to assess the infiltration of Beaux-Arts influences into English architecture, particularly in the cities from 1880s onwards.
Introduction Andrew Saint
Destailleur at Farnborough Anthony Geraghty
From French decoration to French architecture Michael Hall
The Bowes Museum Howard Coutts
Chateau Impney, Droitwich James Edgar
Pierre-Charles Dusillion’s house for H. T. Hope Joseph Specklin
Two Abbeys: Parkminster and Quarr Peter Howell
Viollet-le-Duc and the English Martin Bressani
English architects and French Gothic Alexandrina Buchanan
Mewès and Davis and Blow and Billerey Antonio Brucculeri
Why Beaux-Arts beat Edwardian Baroque Alan Powers
At the Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT. Tube: Holborn or Russell Square. £55 including sandwich lunch. Doors open at 9.30am.
Event code: 2099
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