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by Timothy Mowl


Elizabethan & Jacobean Style Paperback – March 26, 2001

Elizabethan & Jacobean Style Paperback – March 26, 2001. by Timothy Mowl (Author). but the earthy richness of their imagery and the uninhibited gusto of their vocabulary has never.

Timothy Mowl looks at the fascinating social and cultural history of the time and the way that it is reflected in contemporary furnishings, interiors and architecture, he discusses the revival of chivalry, the proliferation of masques.

Timothy Mowl looks at the fascinating social and cultural history of the time and the way that it is reflected in contemporary furnishings, interiors and architecture, he discusses the revival of chivalry, the proliferation of masques and entertainments, and the creation of gardens as extensions to the house. His lively and enjoyable text creates a narrative against which the book parades a wonderful array of images.

So strong was this appeal to the Victorians that they were to christen it Jacobethan and incorporate it into numerous houses of their own period in England and America.

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Timothy Mowl asserts in The Elizabethan and Jacobean Style (2001) that the Jacobethan style represents the last outpouring of an authentically native genius that was stifled by slavish adherence to European baroque taste.

It is a marvellous book for two reasons. First, Mowl is that rare thing, an architectural historian who can write

It is a marvellous book for two reasons. First, Mowl is that rare thing, an architectural historian who can write. Second, he is a man with a new thesis who challenges the orthodox view. -Financial Times show more. A handsome introduction to the world of Jacobean chic. It is a marvellous book for two reasons.

Architecture historian Timothy Mowl (Architecture Without Kings, An Insular Rococo) opens this excellent, elegant . At opening our minds Mowl richly succeeds

Architecture historian Timothy Mowl (Architecture Without Kings, An Insular Rococo) opens this excellent, elegant, entertaining defense of Elizabethan and Jacobean design, in all its gaudy excess, by comparing it to the two preeminent quill-dippers of its period: "Neither Shakespeare nor Ben Jonson was a 'Classical' playwright. but the earthy richness of their imagery and the uninhibited gusto of their vocabulary has never been held against them. At opening our minds Mowl richly succeeds.

Elizabethan and Jacobean Style (Hardback). This illustrated book shows not only the magnificence of the architecture through specially commissioned photography of Elizabethan and Jacobean houses, but also plunders the great pattern books of the time to show the roots of the often wild elaboration of the period. In architecture and in furnishings, classical detail was constantly fused with a Tudor venacular, to create a style that has been enduringly popular up to the present day.

This illustrated book shows not only the magnificence of the architecture through specially commissioned photography of Elizabethan and Jacobean houses, but also plunders the great pattern books of the time to show the roots of the often wild elaboration of the period

This illustrated book shows not only the magnificence of the architecture through specially commissioned photography of Elizabethan and Jacobean houses, but also plunders the great pattern books of the time to show the roots of the often wild elaboration of the period. In architecture and in furnishings, classical detail was constantly fused with a Tudor vernacular, to create a style that has been enduringly popular up to the present day.

During the age that brought the great flowering of the English language in the work of Shakespeare, Jonson, and the King James version of the Bible there also emerged a truly English style of architecture and decoration that has had a romantic appeal ever since. So strong was this appeal to the Victorians that they were to christen it Jacobethan and incorporate it into numerous houses of their own period in England and America.
Elizabethan  Jacobean Style ebook
Author:
Timothy Mowl
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Architecture
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Phaidon Press (March 26, 2001)
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240 pages
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