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Neoclassical Architecture

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Notes on "Neoclassical Architecture"

Key Terms


Two dimensional quality; having flat characteristics.


Enclosed, as within a picture frame.


A type of sculpture where the background is carved or modeled significantly lower than the forms or figures, but is not viewed in the round


A surface that is thinly covered with gold paint, or with gold that is hammered into an extremely thin sheet (called gold leaf).

Civic Responsibility

Expectation of an individual viewed as a member of a society to participate in duties, obligations or functions.


An act of commitment, dedication, loyalty and/or defense by a citizen of a country.


Works Cited

Pantheon; Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pantheon_paris.jpg La Madeleine; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Madeleine_Paris.jpg Chiswick House; Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chiswick_House_view_from_forecourt.jpg Monticello; Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Monticello_2010-10-29.jpg University of Virginia Rotunda 1819 draft; PD-old-auto-1923 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Virginia_Rotunda_1819_draft.jpg Pantheon Right Side View; Creative Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pantheon_right_side_view.jpg Palladio filtered; PD-old-auto-1923 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Palladio_filtered.jpg Villa Rotonda side; Creative Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Villa_Rotonda_side.jpg University of Virgina Rotunda; Creative Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Virginia_Rotunda.jpg Pantheon de Paris 03; Creative Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Panth%C3%A9on_de_Paris_-_03.jpg Colonnes Chapiteaux pantheon; public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Colonnes_chapiteaux_pantheon.jpg Entree pantheon paris; Public Domain http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fichier:Entr%C3%A9e_panth%C3%A9on_paris.jpg