Robert Adam

Neoclassical Clock 1

The David Roche Foundation Adelaide – Gallery 1: Neoclassic

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The neoclassical style featured in Gallery 1 The David Roche House Museum & Gallery reflects the spirit of antiquity in England & Europe during the 18th century

RSA London

Eleanor Coade and Coadestone – Creative Woman of Influence

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A ceramic ‘stone’ developed by impressive eighteenth century business woman of influence Eleanor Coade, which she founded in 1769 became a building game changer

Rome: Piranesi’s Vision – A Man for All Mediums and Seasons

Rome: Piranesi’s Vision – A Man for All Mediums and Seasons

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18th century engraver Giovanni Battista PIranesi’s works exaggerated vegetation rampaging unchecked through Rome’s antique buildings, impressing Grand Tourists

Piranesi’s Vision of Rome – Dramatized Decay at Melbourne

Piranesi’s Vision of Rome – Dramatized Decay at Melbourne

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The Piranesi vision and effect, continually influential since the days of enlightenment, is about to become the subject of major events to be held at Melbourne

Diana and Minerva Commode Harewood House

Robert Adam Architect – The Neoclassical Style at Harewood

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Robert Adam designed the interiors for Edwin Lascelles, Lord Harewood at his house in Leeds, Yorkshire, producing a Georgian interior in the neoclassical style

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Franklin & Jefferson – Founding The Architecture of Freedom

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The 18th century neoclassical movement in Europe and England admired the forms of ancient Greece and Rome. In America they became an important aspect of the architecture of freedom

The American Dream – Great Books Helping the Vision Pt 1

The American Dream – Great Books Helping the Vision Pt 1

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In the 18th century books about what was beautiful and right inspired those founding a new Rome in America to have a vision of liberty freedom & justice for all

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

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A drawing in the Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A) at London by Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) penned 1762 – 1766 is believed to be of the French drawing master considered one of the most original architectural draughtsmen in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Europe Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721 –…

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Adam in Georgian London – Investing in the Future of Style

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18th century Scottish architect Robert Adam perfected his knowledge of architecture on his Grand Tour by examining and drawing outstanding monuments from antiquity in Italy

George II Chinese-Chippendale Mahogany silver table c1755

Thomas Chippendale – Eighteenth Century English Furniture

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An 18th century village master craftsman, who designed and made furniture in rural Yorkshire Thomas Chippendale (1718 – 1779) was a progressive ambitious chap

Painting of Etruria Works

Josiah Wedgwood Tradesman – Tycoon, Firing up the Modern Age

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Josiah Wedgwood was a trend setting potter, manufacturing innovator and marketing genius who built a business empire in harsh physically demanding conditions