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Title: Robert Adam & his brothers : their lives, work & influence on English architecture, decoration and furniture
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Swarbrick, John, b. 1879
Subjects: Adam, Robert, 1728-1792Adam, James, d. 1794Architecture
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
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Fig. 4.—Wilton House; Detail of the Double Cube Room.Inigo Jones, Architect. 6 THE LIVES AND WORK OF ROBERT AND JAMES ADAM and a copy, in which he made notes, is now in the Hbrary ofWorcester College, Oxford. The entries show that he was familiarwith the writings of many eminent architects of former times, asSerlio, Fontana, Vignola, and PhiUbert de IOrme, and leave us toconclude that the paramount influence was that of Palladio (Fig. 5).When the arts were again patronised, after the national upheaval,due to the civil war between the Court and Parliamentarians, Sir

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Fig. 5.— iLLA RoiuNUA, iChN/!A. Andrca Palladio, Architect. Christopher Wren became the foremost architect, and displayed anextraordinary genius that has gained for him universal admiration.Unlike Inigo Jones, he never travelled in Italy, and only appears tohave been abroad during the latter half of the year 1665, when hestayed in Paris and visited various chateaux in the vicinity, as Vaux,Maisons, Verneuil, Meudon, and Chantilly. At that time Louis XIV.was upon the throne, and, acting upon the advice of his minister,Colbert, was drawing around him the most distinguished artists, in INTRODUCTORY NOTE 7 order that Paris and the royal palaces might attain to a grandeurthat had not been achieved in the past, not even in the goldendays of ancient Athens and Rome. In all probability Wren selectedthis particular year for his visit owing to the prevalence of thePlague in London and to the presence of Bernini, the Neapolitansculptor and exponent of the baroque style, who had been accorde

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Title: A descriptive catalogue of the pictures in the Fitzwilliam museum, comp. largely from materials supplied by Sidney Colvin ..
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Fitzwilliam MuseumColvin, Sidney, Sir, 1845-1927Earp, F. R. (Frank Russell), 1871-1955
Subjects: PaintersPainting
Publisher: Cambridge, University press
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
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556 Rosa.] CATALOGUE OF PICTURES 169 ROBUSTI, JACOPO. See Tintoretto. ROMBOUTS. Gillis (or Jillis) RoMBOUTS. Dutch School. A landscape painter under the influence ofJacobRuisdael; he is known to have beenworking between 1652 and 1663 at Haarlem. Not to be confounded with SalomonRombouts. See Riegel, Beitrage, 11. pp. 399 ff. See Dutch School. ROOS. Johann Heinrich Roos. German School, 1631—1685. Born at Ottersberg in the Palatinate in 1631; he studied at Amsterdam under Juliandu Jardin and Adriaen de Bie and then travelled in Italy, but settled in Frankfort onMain in 1668; here he lived till his death on Oct. 3, 1685, except for some visits to theCourt of the Elector Palatine, who made him his Court-painter in 1673. He excelled in thepainting of animals; his favourite subjects were pictures of cattle and sheep with figures setin an Italian landscape, which he treated in the manner of the Italianizing Dutch paintersof the time. Portraits and religious pictures by his hand are compara

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