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LES VAUDOYER: UNE DYNASTIE D'ARCHITECTES (The Vaudoyers: A Dynasty of Architects). Barry Bergdoll et al. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 1991. Dossiers du Musee d'Orsay, 45. Published by Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 108 pp. with 60 ills. 24 x 17 cm. ISBN 2711824861 In French.
Surveys the achievements of three generations of a family prominent in French architecture from the late 18th through the early 20th century, focusing on the principal projects, historical writings and theories of Leon Vaudoyer (1803-1872), whose commissions included Marseille's Sainte Marie Majeure cathedral and the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers in Paris. Also documented are the careers of Leon's father Antoine-Laurent-Thomas (1756-1846) -- an early professor of architecture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts -- and his son Alfred (1846-1917), whose works included designs for pavilions at three Universal Expositions.
Artist(s):Vaudoyer Family
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Architecture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054436
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