This lesson discusses some examples of Neoclassical Architecture, including the Pantheon and La Madeleine in Paris, Chiswick House near London, and Monticello and the Rotunda in Virginia.
Image of Soufflot, The Panthéon, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pantheon_paris.jpg; Image of Vignon, La Madeleine, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Madeleine_Paris.jpg; Image of Boyle and Kent, Chiswick House, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chiswick_House.jpg; Image of Jefferson, Monticello, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Monticello_2010-10-29.jpg; Image of Jefferson, The Rotunda (University of Virginia), Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Virginia_Rotunda_in_2006.jpg;
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).
Expectation of an individual viewed as a member of society to participate in duties, obligations or functions.
An act of commitment, dedication, loyalty and/or defense by a citizen of a country.