in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1080 words.
(b Paris, Sept 18, 1760; d Thiais, Dec 31, 1834).
French architect, teacher and writer. He was one of the most influential teachers of his time, and his radically rationalist...