Eugène Viollet-le-Duc

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Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814-1879), französischer Architekt und Kunsthistoriker. Porträt von Nadar.

French Architect who restored medieval landmarks including those damaged by the French Revolution
His critics accuse him of implementing a Gothic style in-place-of of strict historical accuracy
(the abundance of gothic gargoyles, chimeras, fleurons, and pinnacles)

He influenced a new generation of architects including
-Louis Sullivan (Chicago)
-Antoni Gaudí (Barcelona)
-Victor Horta (Art Nouveau Founder)

The Restoration Argument: Respecting Viollet-Le-Duc at Notre-Dameène+Viollet-le-Duc

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    […] remodeled Paris (and moved lots of people out) this during the second-half of the 19th century Eugène Viollet-le-Duc restored much of Paris, especially the damage incurred during the French Revolution (many objects […]

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