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The Poetry of Architecture

The Poetry of Architecture

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Title: The Poetry of ArchitectureAuthor: John RuskinRelease Date: February 16, 2006 [EBook #17774]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ISO-8859-1*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE POETRY OF ARCHITECTURE ***Produced by Juliet Sutherland, Suzanne Lybarger, and theOnline Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net
 
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JOHN RUSKINVOLUME IPOETRY OF ARCHITECTURESEVEN LAMPS OF ARCHITECTURELibrary EditionTHE COMPLETE WORKS OF JOHN RUSKIN POETRY OF ARCHITECTURESEVEN LAMPSMODERN PAINTERSVolume INATIONAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONNEW YORK, CHICAGO
 
THE POETRY OF ARCHITECTURE; OR, THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE NATIONS OF EUROPECONSIDERED IN ITS ASSOCIATION WITH NATURAL SCENERY AND NATIONAL CHARACTER.CONTENTS.PAGEINTRODUCTION 1PART I.—THE COTTAGE.I. THE LOWLAND COTTAGE—ENGLAND AND FRANCE 7II. THE LOWLAND COTTAGE—ITALY 15III. THE MOUNTAIN COTTAGE—SWITZERLAND 25IV. THE MOUNTAIN COTTAGE—WESTMORELAND 35V. A CHAPTER ON CHIMNEYS 45VI. THE COTTAGE—CONCLUDING REMARKS 57PART II.—THE VILLA.I. THE MOUNTAIN VILLA—LAGO DI COMO 67II. THE MOUNTAIN VILLA—LAGO DI COMO (CONTINUED) 80III. THE ITALIAN VILLA (CONCLUDED) 94IV. THE LOWLAND VILLA—ENGLAND 104V. THE ENGLISH VILLA—PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION 113VI. THE BRITISH VILLA.—PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION.(THE CULTIVATED, OR BLUE COUNTRY, AND THE WOODED, OR GREEN COUNTRY) 126VII. THE BRITISH VILLA.—PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION.(THE HILL, OR BROWN COUNTRY) 145LIST OF PLATES.Facing PageFig. 1. Old Windows; from an early sketch by the Author 13" 2. Italian Cottage Gallery, 1846 20Cottage near la Cité, Val d'Aosta, 1838 21" 3. Swiss Cottage, 1837. (Reproduced from the Architectural Magazine) 28" 4. Cottage near Altorf, 1835 29" 5. Swiss Châlet Balcony, 1842 32" 6. The Highest House in England, at Malham 42" 7. Chimneys. (Eighteen sketches redrawn from the Architectural Magazine) 48" 8. Coniston Hall, from the Lake near Brantwood, 1837. (Reproduced from theArchitectural Magazine) 50" 9. Chimney at Neuchatel; Dent du Midi and Mont Blanc in the distance 20" 10. Petrarch's Villa, Arquà, 1837. (Redrawn from the Architectural Magazine) 98" 11. Broken Curves. (Three diagrams, redrawn from the Architectural Magazine)101" 12. Old English Mansion, 1837. (Reproduced from the Architectural Magazine)116" 13. Windows. (Three designs, reproduced from the Architectural Magazine) 122" 14. Leading Lines of Villa-Composition. (Diagram redrawn from the ArchitecturalMagazine) 164

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