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An Historical Inquiry Into the True Principles of Beauty in Art

James Fergusson

An Historical Inquiry Into the True Principles of Beauty in Art

more especially with Reference to Architecture.

by James Fergusson

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Published by Longmans, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Architecture -- History,
  • Aesthetics

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 537, [1] p. ([1] p. at end advertisement)
    Number of Pages537
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18946214M
    OCLC/WorldCa2868449

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An historical inquiry into the true principles of beauty in art, more especially with reference to architecture. The first section is theoretical, tracing the intellectual development of man and his aesthetic sense, while the second considers the surviving evidence of the ideas of beauty held in the ancient world.

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