Pugin and the Building of Romantic BritainBook - 2009
God's Architect is the first modern biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852), one of Britain's greatest architects. The author draws on thousands of unpublished letters and drawings to recreate Pugin's life and work as architect, propagandist, and Gothic designer, as well as the turbulent story of his three marriages, the bitterness of his last years, and his sudden death at forty. -- Inside cover.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009, c2007
Branch Call Number: SHARED SYSTEM
Characteristics: xiii, 601 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm