Neo-Grec


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Neo-Grec

A term descriptive of architecture, primarily in the 1870s, that sought to follow the trabeated, rectangular construction of the early Greeks (see Greek Revival); especially usually characterized by the use of brickwork and ironwork.
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But in the Edwardian years, having worked for the Francophile classicist, Thomas Verity, he joined the avant-garde by developing an enthusiasm for a revived neoclassicism--what contemporaries called the neo-Grec.
Having earned the Grand Prix de Rome in 1824--his laurel wreath rests with reliquary stillness in a glass case alongside his box of drawing instruments, its lid decorated with signature Neo-Grec motifs--the twenty-three-year-old spent the next five years as a pensionnaire at the Villa Medici, scat of the French Academy in Rome.
Sculptor Donald Judd owned, lived in, and worked in the neo-Grec SoHo cast iron building at 101 Spring Street for 26 years until his death in 1994.
The austere neo-Grec brownstone facade of Mayer-Loeb House is in stark contrast to the exuberant and immaculate Aesthetic era interior.
On his own, Eidlitz became a much bolder architect as seen in his muscular designs for the Brooklyn Academy of Music (1860-1861) and the New York Produce Exchange (1860-1861), which show the influence of the Victorian Gothic and Neo-Grec, respectively.
IN HIS DEPICTION of subjects from classical myth and literature, Jean Lecomte du Nouy (1842-1923) followed the tenets of the neo-grec (new Greek) movement, whose pioneers included both Charles Gleyre and, most importantly, Jean Leon Gerome, one of its foremost exponents.
The property was building in 1854 and a cast-iron facade in neo-Grec style was later added to the first story.
The Spectacular Art of Jean-Leon Gerome' is the first major retrospective of the 19th-century French artist and traces his career from its neo-Grec beginnings in the studio of Paul Delaroche to later history paintings such as Pollice Verso (Thumbs Down) of a gladiatorial battle scene (1872).
He was, like any arriviste, keen to put his stamp on the externals while not worrying about what happened behind the neo-Grec columns and pilasters.
But those in Southport, as designed in the sophisticated neo-Grec manner by Grayson and Barnish in the early 1920s, with sculpture by H.
Located just east of City Hall at the intersection of Beekman and Nassau streets in the former heart of the City's newspaper industry, the Morse Building features an intricate facade made of deep red and black brick terra cotta that combines elements of Gothic and neo-Grec styles, as well the "Rundbogenstil," a German eclectic, mid-19th century style that combines Romanesque and Renaissance elements and is characterized by arcaded, round arches.