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Neoclassical Architecture

Neoclassical Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will examine Neoclassical architecture.

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Notes on "Neoclassical Architecture"

Terms to Know

Bas-relief

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.

Enframed

Enclosed, as within a picture frame.

Gilded

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

Planar

Two-dimensional quality; having flat characteristics.

Patriotism

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

Civic Responsibility

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

 

Citations:

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;

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Planar

    Two dimensional quality; having flat characteristics.

  • Enframed

    Enclosed, as within a picture frame.

  • Bas-relief

    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.

  • Gilded

    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 society to participate in duties, obligations or functions.

  • Patriotism

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