The Architecture and Landscapes of Charles A. Platt (1861-1933)

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Summary

Analyzes the architectural designs of Platt and the landscapes which inspired them. Explores Platt's childhood, the trips to Paris, Italy, and Cornish, NH. The discussion of the Freer building focuses on the Italian Mannerist models for the structure, the importance of the courtyard, and the development of the floor plan. Book includes a catalogue of works and a chronology. Well illustrated.

Subject

  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Platt, Charles A (Charles Adams) 1861-1933
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Published by UMI, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982

Contained within

(Dissertation)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1978

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Buildings

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