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Tag Archives: baroque
If asked what style of architecture one would associate with William Kent, one of the leading designers of the Georgian era, most would say Palladian and, if pushed, they might argue that his interiors are distinctly Baroque. Yet Kent is … Continue reading
Thomas Archer is described as the most European, and certainly one of the most accomplished, of the English Baroque architects. His later relative obscurity was mainly due to the misfortune that his contemporaries were some of the greatest British architects … Continue reading
Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire – east front (Image: dykwia / flickr) If asked to name the largest and grandest country houses in Britain, many would list obvious candidates; Chatsworth, Belvoir, Castle Howard, Petworth, but few would name Wentworth Woodhouse in Yorkshire, … Continue reading