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FELIX DUBAN, 1798-1870: LES COULEURS DE L'ARCHITECTE (Felix Duban, 1798-1870: The Colors of the Architect). Ed. by Sylvain Bellenger and Francoise Hamon. Chateau de Blois, 1996. Published by Gallimard/Electa, Paris. 264 pp. with 205 ills. (133 col.). 30 x 24 cm. LC 96-214113 ISBN 2070150283 In French.
Was $80.00; save 33%! An extensive scholarly study of an important 19th-century French architect best known for his elegant, eclectic decorative schemes, this catalogue presents nearly 50 diverse essays that include discussions of Duban's major restoration projects at the Chateau de Blois, the Louvre and the Sainte Chapelle, his notable role in the construction of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, his residential structures and interiors, and his achievements as a designer of furniture and metalwork. Presents fine accompanying illustrations of elevations, plans and other architectural drawings by Duban, historical and recent photographs of his restoration projects and reproductions of his watercolor renderings of architectural fantasies.
Artist(s):Duban, Felix
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Architecture
Plans: 02,04,19,24,33
Worldwide Number: 025866
Paperbound $53.28    

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