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A dictionary of architecture and building - biographical, historical, and descriptive (1902) (14776378244)

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Identifier: dictionaryofarch02stur (find matches)
Title: A dictionary of architecture and building : biographical, historical, and descriptive
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Sturgis, Russell, 1836-1909
Subjects: Architecture Architecture Architects
Publisher: New York : The Macmillan company
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive



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he roof, which room is accessible from thenorth and south aisle through the square towers,which are commonly called North Galilee Towerand South Galilee Tower io distinguish themfrom the central tower and those smaller onesat the end of the tran.sept. At Ely, a porch of moderate size projectingfrom the tower which fills the middle of thewest end. At Lincoln, a somewhat larger porch open-ing into the southwest transept (that is, thesouthern arm of the principal or western tran-sept) from the western side. GALILEE PORCH. Same as Galilee, in therestricted sense given above. The term origi-nated in the old habit of calling many halls,such as sacristies, outside chapels, rooms in thetriforium, etc., by the name of galilee, whichcalled for the further discrimination conveyedby the ciiiniiound teiin. GALILEI. ALESSANDRO ; architect;b. 1691 ; d. 1737. Although a Florentine, much of Galileis earlylife was spent in England, where Sir Christo-pher Wren and Sir John Vanbrugh were then168 PLATE VI
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GALLERY That nf the Vatican, called Lo^sie di liaffaeln;described under Liis;;it of ilie Vatican. This sideof tlie gallery consists of thirteen vaulted squares,each vault having four principal paintings of bibli- cal subjects. The inspiration for the arrangementof the paintings came largrly from the discovery inRaphaels time of ancient Roman decoration, as inchambers of the Therm* of Titus. GALLAND practising. He ;ip))ear.s in Rome during tiioreign of Clement XII. (Pope 1730-1740). Hi.smcst important work is the main ftK^adc of thechurch of S. Giovanni in Laterano (1734).Galilei designed also the fa(^-a<lt of tiie churchof S. Giovanni de Fiorentini, plannedbjGiacomoSansovino (see Sansovino, G.) and built byAntonio(II.)da San Gallo(see San Gallo, A., II.).His Capella Corsini at the Lateran is especiallycharacteristic. Gurlitt, Geschichte des Baroclcstlles in Italien ;Ebe, iSpat-Eenaissance ; Milizia, Memoric. GALLAND, PIERRE VICTOR ; decora-tive painter; b. July 15, 18ll; d. Dec. 1,

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