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23 -- Part 13: Seventeenth-Century Art
Rubens painted canvases glorifying the reign of James I when Jones divided the flat ceiling into nine compartments.
The central oval shows the Stuart dynasty's triumph and the king being carried to heaven.
The birth of the new nation is depicted in a large rectangular panel next to paintings of virtue and strength.
Charles was so proud of the result that he moved evening entertainments to an adjacent pavilion instead of allowing the smoke of candles and torches to harm the ceiling decoration.
It was built 1675-1710
After Jones's death, English Paul's has a long nave and equally long sanctuary artic architecture.
He began his professional career in 1659 as a pro porticos open into short transepts that compressed them.
When he traveled to France to further his edu from ground level, architecture was a sideline.
There is an interior masonry cation in the dome.
Bernini was in Paris to consult on designs for covered wood, but also has a brick cone rising from the Louvre, and he met with French architects and a vault with an oculus.
The tall lantern was supported by architecture inner oculus.
The ingenuity of the books, engravings, and greatly increased admiration for design and engineering remind us that Wren was a French Classical Baroque design.
He was made a professor of astronomy at Oxford in 1669.
He was knighted because of the columns surrounding the drum.
The Great Fire of 1666 destroyed large parts of Italy and central London, but Wren was still involved in books.
His biggest project was the rebuild of Corinthian columns.
The burned-out Gothic church on the site has porticos and columns that create dramatic areas of light and shadow.
A new cathedral was needed.
The importance of the building was recognized by the Wren building with a great dome.
This was rejected, but the marble slab that forms his tomb in the crypt of the cathe eventually reconciled the tastes of the Reformation.
The ruler's prestige and power are embodied in the style.
The work by each artist is from this chapter.
The Last Judgment is a religious theme that is visualized by these two works.
They are placed in different locations within their buildings to engage different audiences in different ways.
Do they have anything else?
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