Classical Revival

Refers to late 18th- to early 20th-century architecture and ornament based relatively closely on ancient classical forms. For other architecture and art of the late 18th and the 19th centuries that follow principles of classicism, use "Neoclassical.".

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Classical Revival
Classic Revival
Neo-Classical Revival
Neoclassical Revival
Revival, Classical
neoklassiek Dutch
Neocl√°sico Spanish

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Refers to late 18th- to early 20th-century architecture and ornament based relatively closely on ancient classical forms. For other architecture and art of the late 18th and the 19th centuries that follow principles of classicism, use "Neoclassical."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300108149. The J. Paul Getty Trust.