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TheArchitecture of Humanism A Study in the History of Taste Geoffrey Scott Christopher Kirkham Sandy TheArchitecture of Humanism A Study in the History of Taste Geoffrey Scott June August was an English scholar and poet known as an eminent historian of architecture His biography of Isabelle de Charri re entitled The Portrait of Zelide won the

  • Title: TheArchitecture of Humanism A Study in the History of Taste
  • Author: Geoffrey Scott Christopher Kirkham Sandy
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  • TheArchitecture of Humanism A Study in the History of Taste Geoffrey Scott Christopher Kirkham Sandy Geoffrey Scott 11 June 1884 14 August 1929 was an English scholar and poet, known as an eminent historian of architecture His biography of Isabelle de Charri re entitled The Portrait of Zelide won the 1925 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.Born in Hampstead, Scott was educated at Rugby School and New College, Oxford While still an undergraduate he was befriended by MarGeoffrey Scott 11 June 1884 14 August 1929 was an English scholar and poet, known as an eminent historian of architecture His biography of Isabelle de Charri re entitled The Portrait of Zelide won the 1925 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.Born in Hampstead, Scott was educated at Rugby School and New College, Oxford While still an undergraduate he was befriended by Mary Berenson, leading to his admission to the Florence circle of Bernard Berenson From 1907 to 1909 he was employed by Berenson he worked on the design of the garden of I Tatti, the Berenson villa, with Cecil Ross Pinsent This led to work on other gardens It also brought him the friendship of John Maynard Keynes, who met him there.In 1914 the publication of The Architecture of Humanism made his reputation Scott writes movingly of the influence of Brunelleschi in the building of the dome of Florence Cathedral, not only transformed the cathedral and the city of Florence, but also the role and status of the architect His ideas on the relationship between Man and Building pre dated those espoused by Prince Charles some 70 years later.He married in 1916 Lady Sybil Cutting, widowed in 1910 With little in the way of career, it has been suggested that an unlikely love affair with Vita Sackville West from 1923 to 1925 spurred him into his later literary production.At the time of his death, of pneumonia in New York, Geoffrey Scott had been retained as an editor of the papers of James Boswell.He was one of Edith Wharton s close friends.WorksThe Architecture of Humanism A Study in the History of Taste 1914 A Box of Paints 1923 poemsThe Portrait of Z lide 1925 biography of Isabelle de Charri rePoems 1931 This edition is based on the now long out of print Second Edition Revised in 1924 with annotations
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