Paestum and the Doric revival 1750-1830
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Paestum and the Doric revival 1750-1830 essential outlines of an approach : [exhibition] New York, National Academy of Design, Feb. 19-Mar. 30, 1986

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Published by Centro Di in [Florence] .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Classical -- Paestum (Extinct city) -- Conservation and restoration -- Exhibitions.,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesLa fortuna di Paestum e la memoria del Dorico 1750-1830.
Statementedited by Joselita Raspi Serra.
ContributionsRaspi Serra, Joselita., National Academy of Design (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22141658M
ISBN 10887038117

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From Paestum and the Doric Revival pp. Centro Di, Florence Wiebenson, Dora "From Palladianism to Greek Revival Architecture in America". Paestum and the Doric revival, essential outlines of an approach: New York, National Academy of Design: February Ma by Joselita Raspi Serra (Book). The Royal Academy of Arts, located in the heart of London, is a place where art is made, exhibited and debated. The work describes three Doric temples at Posidonia (renamed Paestum in B.C.): the first temple of Hera (ca. B.C.), the second temple of Hera (ca. B.C.), the temple of Athene (late 6th century B.C.). The last-named is the first known building to use both Doric and Ionic orders.

Western architecture - Western architecture - Classicism, – The classicism that flourished in the period – is often known as “Neoclassicism,” in order to distinguish it, perhaps unnecessarily, from the Classical architecture of ancient Rome or of the Renaissance. The search for intellectual and architectural truth characterized the period. Doric Temples of Paestum 55 sixth and seventh columns,10 but it is also possible that there were two statues opposite the two entrances to the cella. Yet another feature novel with the temple of Hera I, although it be-came common in later Doric architecuture, is the entasis (a swelling or. The three orders of architecture—the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian—originated in Greece. The Ionic order forms one of the three classical orders of classical architecture, the other two canonic orders being the Doric and the Corinthian. The formal vocabulary of ancient Greek architecture, in particular the division of architectural style into three defined orders: the Doric Order, the Ionic. Paestum was a major ancient Greek city on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea in Magna Graecia. The ruins of Paestum are famous for their three ancient Greek temples in the Doric order, dating from about to BC, which are in a very good state of preservation. The city walls and amphitheatre are largely intact, and the bottom of the walls of many other structures remain, as well as paved roads. The site is open Designated: (22nd session).

Examples of Doric columns in the Greek style include: the ( BCE), the (about BCE) and the Parthenon ( BCE). When the Romans adopted Doric columns for their buildings, changes were made. Roman Doric columns tend to be slimmer than the Greek Doric columns. The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek and later Roman architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Doric is most easily recognized by the simple circular capitals at the top of ating in the western Doric region of Greece, it is the earliest and, in its essence, the simplest of the orders, though still with complex. When 18th-century travellers saw the Doric temples of Paestum in Southern Italy with their own eyes, they observed for the first time true examples of the proportions of archaic Greek : Sigrid de Jong. Paestum and the Doric revival, () Revival architecture in Hungary classicism and romanticism () James Gandon ().