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The Resource The genius of Robert Adam : his interiors, Eileen Harris

The genius of Robert Adam : his interiors, Eileen Harris

Label
The genius of Robert Adam : his interiors
Title
The genius of Robert Adam
Title remainder
his interiors
Statement of responsibility
Eileen Harris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Robert Adam was one of the greatest British architects of the later eighteenth century. So widespread was his influence as a decorator and furniture designer that his name has become a household word. But it is the synthesis of architecture, planning and decoration that stands at the heart of Adam's achievement as Eileen Harris shows in this elegantly illustrated book. She considers in detail the interaction of each of these elements in nineteen of Adam's most accomplished interior projects, including some of the most famous British country houses and London town houses."
  • "Most of Adam's enormous body of work was in pre-existing houses; the challenges of remodelling stimulated his inventive imagination, and he became a master at turning awkward situations to advantage. Harris has mined archival sources, including the large collection of drawings from the Adam office at Sir John Soane's Museum in London, and fully examined the houses themselves to discover exactly what Adam did in each project and why. Taking into account later alterations and renovations, Adam-revival additions, and so-called accurate restorations of the last twenty-five years, Harris brings to light how much of Adam's original work was conditioned by circumstance and how much was left to invention."
  • "In her discussions of the planning, decoration, ceilings, carpets, chimney pieces and furniture of such interiors as those at Kedleston, Syon House, Osterly Park, Newby Hall, Culzean Castle, and Home and Lansdowne Houses in London, Harris uncovers the full extent of Adam's prodigious achievements."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Eileen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA997.A4
LC item number
H368 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adam, Robert
  • Adam, Robert
  • Adam, Robert
  • Adam, Robert
  • Adam, Robert
  • Interior architecture
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Interior architecture
  • Great Britain
  • Interieurkunst
  • Ausstattung
  • Bildband
  • Innenarchitektur
  • Großbritannien
  • Décorateurs d'intérieurs
  • Innenarchitektur
Label
The genius of Robert Adam : his interiors, Eileen Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5
  • Alnwick Castle
  • 6
  • Northumberland House
  • 7
  • Bowood House
  • 8
  • Lansdowne House
  • 9
  • Harewood House
  • 1.
  • 10
  • Osterley Park
  • 11
  • Kenwood
  • 12
  • Nostell Priory
  • 13
  • Newby Hall
  • I4
  • Saltram
  • Kedleston Hall
  • I5
  • Luton Hoo
  • I6
  • 20 St James's Square
  • 17
  • Derby House
  • I8
  • Home House
  • I9
  • Culzean Castle
  • 2
  • Croome Court
  • 3
  • Coventry House
  • 4
  • Syon House
Control code
46991938
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9780300081299
Lccn
2001003036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of USD's copy: Mary Boehm
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)46991938
Label
The genius of Robert Adam : his interiors, Eileen Harris
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5
  • Alnwick Castle
  • 6
  • Northumberland House
  • 7
  • Bowood House
  • 8
  • Lansdowne House
  • 9
  • Harewood House
  • 1.
  • 10
  • Osterley Park
  • 11
  • Kenwood
  • 12
  • Nostell Priory
  • 13
  • Newby Hall
  • I4
  • Saltram
  • Kedleston Hall
  • I5
  • Luton Hoo
  • I6
  • 20 St James's Square
  • 17
  • Derby House
  • I8
  • Home House
  • I9
  • Culzean Castle
  • 2
  • Croome Court
  • 3
  • Coventry House
  • 4
  • Syon House
Control code
46991938
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9780300081299
Lccn
2001003036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of USD's copy: Mary Boehm
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)46991938

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