Sir John Vanbrugh
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Sir John Vanbrugh by Christian Barman

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English


  • Vanbrugh, John, -- Sir, -- 1664-1726.

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Statementwith 34 illustrations from photographs by F. R. Yerbury.
SeriesMasters of architecture
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18117534M

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A new biographical study of the architect Sir John Vanbrugh () is most timely. The historical importance of this remarkable polymath has been in need of revision for four decades or more. Vanbrugh was positioned in different ways by Sir John Summerson, for example, or by Sir Niklaus Pevsner. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Plays by Vanbrugh, John Sir, John Vanbrugh, Michael Cordner, , Penguin Books edition, in English. Sir John Vanbrugh's genius was of the first class; and, in point of movement, novelty and ingenuity, his works have not been exceeded by anything in modern times. We should certainly quote Blenheim and Castle Howard as great examples of these perfections in preference to any work of our own, Born: 24 January (baptised), London, England. Eastbury Park, –, completed by Roger Morris who amended Vanbrugh's design (demolished except for Kitchen Wing). Cholmondeley Castle Vanbrugh prepared a design to rebuild the house, but it is believed not to have been executed; Great Obelisk, Castle Howard ; Morpeth Town Hall, (Front renewed and back replaced in –).