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Jean-Louis Desprez

(1743—1804)


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(1743–1804).

French architect, illustrator, and stage-designer. He settled in Sweden in 1784 and produced severe Neo-Classical and Egyptianizing designs for tombs. His buildings include the Uppsala Botanicum (1788), with its low octastyle Greek Doric portico, and Egyptianesque capitals.

Andersson & Bedoire(1986);J. Curl (2005);Humbert, Pantazzi, & Ziegler, (1994);Rosenblum (1967)

Subjects: Architecture.


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