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Eugenio dos Santos de Carvalho

(1711—1760)


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(1711–60).

Portuguese architect responsible for the handsome rebuilding, on a regular street plan, of the area between Terreiro do Paço (Praça do Commercio) and O Rocío, Lisbon, after the earthquake of 1755. Buildings were in a sober, restrained French Neo-Classical style, and the works at Lisbon are among the most impressive of all late-C18 town-planning schemes. The work was carried out under the aegis of Sebastião José de Carvalho e Mello, later Marquess of Pombal (1699–1782).

Franca (1965);Kubler & Soria (1959);R. C. Smith (1968)

Subjects: Architecture.


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