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C. GAU (1790-1853). Ste Clotilde, Paris. 1846. 66. and E. RIEDEL (1813-1885) and G. VON (1830-1895). Schloss Neuschwanstein, Bavaria. GERMANY. DOLLMANN Built for for Ludwig II from 1869. Ludwig I of Bavaria this partiality for the creations of Munich; but the poetry of the D. Ohlmiiller built in the castles that J. — Hohenschwangau among others — Gothic themes and forms Georg Moller and K. A. von also animates Heideloff. Ger- many's archaeologising architecture remained attached to the ' ' copying of the Romanesque, Gothic or Renaissance, and even to an eclecticism that produced hybrid styles, as in F.

Interest in the thought and feeling of the Middle Ages was continued with a desire to save what remained of the monuments from that period and to restore them faithfully. The brothers Sulpiz and Melchior Christian unity represented moment work on Cologne cathedral, which was regarded as centre of German culture, became the focus of people's Boisserée began their collection of medieval art at the when the the and enthusiasm. Lenoir gathered together in the Monuments Français, which he founded, the remains that had escaped the fury of the Revolution, and even curiosity Musée des earlier Soufflot Gothic had in 1741 praised the great learning architects, their boldness and their ingenuity; of the and in 1760 the Académie d'Architecture entered upon a methodical study of Orléans and Strasbourg cathedrals.

True, Gavin Hamilton, who was also a great connoisseur had painted an Andromache weeping over in 1765, 54 figures; 48 vases, Body of Hector back and David later remembered the gesture of one of his true, Benjamin West had produced an Orestes and Pylades as early as 1756. 53 the of Etruscan more than But who would remember them any André Vincent's President Mole attacked by Frondists (1779), if the Roman miUeu were not being studied today because of David and his Oath of the Horatii (1785)? The showing of this canvas in the painter's studio at Rome was a remarkable event.

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