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  AW Pugin biography
Pugin was born on March 1, 1812, in Bloomsbury, London.
So influential were the Pugin drawings (and so well-connected his patrons), that at the tender age of 19 he was employed to design furniture for Windsor Castle.
Pugin suffered a breakdown from exhaustion and spent time in a private asylum before he finally died at his home in Ramsgate on 14th September 1852.
www.britainexpress.com /History/bio/pugin.htm   (772 words)

 History of Art:Romanticism - Gothic Revival
Pugin was the son of the architect Augustus Charles Pugin, who gave him his architectural and draftsmanship training.
Pugin, who became a Roman Catholic in 1835, contended that decline in the arts was a result of a spiritual decline occasioned by the Reformation.
Augustus Charles Pugin, in England, was the first to codify the principles of the Gothic Revival.
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 introduction to the Pugin Society
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812—1852), son of the French émigré Augustus Charles Pugin, architectural draughtsman and topographical watercolourist, is arguably the greatest British architect, designer and writer of the nineteenth century.
Pugin was responsible for an enormous quantity of buildings, and also for countless beautiful designs for tiles, metalwork, furniture, wallpaper, stained glass and ceramics.
Pugin's beliefs and ideas have implications beyond his own immediate preferences, and so for many reasons he was, and is, therefore, hugely influential, both on other architects and designers of the Gothic Revival throughout the Victorian era and also on many subsequent architects, theorists and writers.
www.pugin-society.1to1.org /home-intro.html   (539 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Pugin was somewhat below the middle stature and rather thick-set, with long dark hair and grey eyes that seemed to take in everything.
Westminster had been destroyed by fire in 1834; plans for the new buildings were invited, and those of Charles Barry (afterwards Sir Charles) received the approval of the Commissioners from among some eighty-four competitors.
At the outset Barry called in Pugin (1836-37) to complete his half-drawn plans, and he further entrusted to him the working plans and the entire decoration (1837-52).
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  Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin was a Londoner, born on 1
Pugin was to die through overwork at the age of forty in 1852, but has left a unique diocesan heritage
Pugin presented a set of brass candlesticks of his own design to the church, which was
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  Augustus Pugin - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (March 1, 1812 - September 14, 1852) was an English-born architect, designer and theorist of design now best remembered for his work on churches and on the Houses of Parliament.
Pugin became an advocate of Gothic architecture, which he believed to be the true Christian form of architecture.
Pugin produced a "mediæval court" at the Great Exhibition of 1851, but died suddenly after a mental collapse.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Augustus_Pugin   (231 words)

 Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
AUGUSTUS WELBY NORTHMORE PUGIN (1812-1852), English architect, son of Augustus Charles Pugin (1762-1832), a Frenchman by birth who settled in London as an architectural draughtsman and had several pupils who rose to fame, was born in Store Street, Bedford Square, on the 1st of March 1812.
He himself used to say that the only church he had ever executed with unalloyed satisfaction was the one at Ramsgate, which he not only designed but paid for.
The cathedral of Killarney and the chapel of the Benedictine monastery of Douai were perhaps the ecclesiastic buildings which were carried out with least deviation from Pugin's original conception.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Augustus_Welby_Northmore_Pugin   (756 words)

 Vacilando.org on Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (March 1, 1812–September 14, 1852) was an English-born architect, designer and theorist of design now best remembered for his work on churches and on the Houses of Parliament.
Augustus Northmore Welby Pugin was the son of an émigré French architect who came to England to escape the Revolution.
Pugin’s God-given genius fused with the Catholic fervour and finance of the Talbots peppered Staffordshire with churches, convents and schools of medieval splendour and magnificence.
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 Augustus Welby Pugin, A. W. Pugin
Pugin was the son of the architect Auguste Charles Pugin (1768/9—1832) and Catherine Welby (c.1772—1833).
Pugin's broke down and was declared insane in 1852 and eventually housed in the Bethlehem Pauper Hospital for the Insane ("Bedlam").
Pugin was one of the principal exponents of the gothic revival in the English-speaking world disseminated primarily through his books.
www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org /pugina.htm   (1355 words)

 Print Article: Tasmania's Gothic paradise rediscovered
Multi-talented 19th century British designer Augustus Pugin had a vision: in the wretched penal settlement of Van Diemen's Land he would create a Gothic paradise, rekindling images from the "kinder" Middle Ages.
Pugin never came to Australia, but he left a vast and unsuspected antipodean - particularly Tasmanian - legacy now revealed in a new exhibition.
The faithful of Van Diemen's Land would be baptised in a Pugin font and attend mass celebrated in a Pugin-designed church by a priest wearing Pugin vestments and using Pugin altar vessels.
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Augustus Pugin designed the house for himself and his family to live in at a time when the formality of the Regency terrace was the architectural norm.
The house remained in the ownership of the Pugin family until the death of Augustus Pugin’s youngest son Cuthbert in 1928, after which its contents were dispersed and it became a school run by the monks of St Augustine’s monastery next door.
The shields on the ceiling, whose paintwork is newly restored, show the Pugin martlet and the Knill lion, from the arms of Pugin’s third wife, Jane.
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 ArtandCulture Artist: Augustus Welby Pugin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When Pugin discovered the great Gothic buildings of Europe on a series of trips to the continent, he found a mode of architecture befitting the solidity of Britain's empire and the strong ethical precepts that grounded British society.
Pugin’s gift to England still conveys the grandeur of the Victorian-era empire at the height of its power.
All areas of Pugin’s productivity, from his ceramics to his design for the Medieval Court at the Great Exhibition of 1851, are discussed here.
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 Pugin Church in Oatlands, TAS
Architect Augustus Pugin is most famous for the design of London's Houses of Parliament, but until recently, many experts thought that his work was in the UK only.
Pugin designed the objects for free, and then they were manufactured in England, and everything that was needed -- designs for churches, baptismal fonts, church metalwork, vestments, stained-glass windows, stone crosses, tombstones -- everything came out on the ship with Bishop Willson.
One of the principles that Pugin enunciated in his writings, which were his most influential channel of communication -- far more than his buildings -- was that every object, even the smallest, should have a meaning and serve a purpose.
www.abc.net.au /dimensions/dimensions_in_time/Transcripts/s490767.htm   (949 words)

 Pugin and the Gothic Revival
Augustus Pugin was the leading figure in the revival of the Gothic style which became increasingly important throughout the nineteenth century, gradually replacing Classical styles in popularity.
By 1834 Thomas Carlyle and Augustus Pugin had established a critical view of industrial society in their writing and had started to point back to pre-industrial medieval society as a golden age.
Pugin's definition of the two great rules for design, defined the real nature of Gothic, and were to become the most important influence on the Arts and Crafts movement.
www.artscrafts.org.uk /roots/pugin.html   (1031 words)

 A genius in his Gothic splendour - smh.com.au
Pugin was born in London, the only child of a French architectural draftsman, Auguste Pugin.
Although Barry was the official architect, he asked Pugin to draw the sketches of the now world-famous exteriors which won him the competition.
Andrews says Pugin designed "a sensational organ with case" for St Mary's Cathedral but it was lost when fire ruined the cathedral in 1865.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/02/03/1044122320848.html   (1003 words)

 This is Dorset | CommuniGate | A.W.N. Pugin and Christchurch I
Pugin's first home was near Salisbury, but even this location was not a preferred one; for he had originally wished to settle near Christchurch.
Pugin was a celebrated proponent of all things Gothic and in the 1830s and 40s penned several very influential books on the subject of Gothic design and more particularly its application to architecture.
Pugin consequently cherished the idea of obtaining a piece of ground and building a house, in which he might indulge his own taste and show the manner in which a domestic residence should be arranged fitted up in strict accordance with mediaeval examples.
www.communigate.co.uk /dorset/clhs/page17.phtml   (2007 words)

 Augustus Welby Pugin, Designer of the British Houses of Parliament:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the second half of this study, the author argues that Pugin’s vision of liturgical architecture clashed violently with the ideas of a particular group of converts to the Roman Catholic Church, led by John Henry Newman.
“Pugin was a great architect and designer, and so has principally been of concern to artists and architectural historians, who may, like Kenneth Clark, have noted the pungency of his writings, but have done little to probe the non-architectural sources of his inspiration.
Pugin is a giant in the history of architecture, and his contribution to the nineteenth century was enormous.
www.mellenpress.com /mellenpress.cfm?bookid=6705&pc=9   (685 words)

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1mars 1812 - 14 septembre 1852) est un architecte britannique resté célèbre pour ses travaux sur diverses églises et surtout sur le Palais de Westminster.
Pugin se fit l'avocat de l'architecture gothique, qu'il estimait le style le plus réellement chrétien.
Pugin réalisa une "cour médiévale" à l'exposition universelle de 1851, mais trouva soudainement la mort après un choc mental.
www.ihabits.com /fr:Augustus_Pugin   (233 words)

 Pugin Augustus Welby Northmore - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812-1852), English architect, designer, and prodigiously energetic leader of the Victorian Gothic Revival.
Pugin, Augustus (quotations): Design: The two great rules for design are these:…
The two great rules for design are these: first, that there should be no features about a building which are not necessary for convenience,...
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 Pugin Augustus Charles: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Catholic polemicist Augustus Pugin derided modern architecture for...Abbey and Winchester Cathedral.
Augustus Pugins calls for a revival of medieval...without at least one gothic revival church.
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 Augustus Pugin Biography and Summary
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852) was the most influential English ecclesiastical architect of his day and the principal theoretician of the Gothic revival.
Born in London on March 1, 1812, A. Pugin was the son of, and early assistant to,...
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin(March 1, 1812 – September 14, 1852) was an English-born architect, designer and theorist of design now best remembered for his work on churches and on the Houses of Parliament.
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 Augustus Pugin Cartoons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Augustus Pugin cartoon 1 - catalog reference csl0465
Augustus Pugin cartoon 2 - catalog reference csl1610
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 Chris Pye: Woodcarving - Pugin's Gothic Ornament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Augustus Pugin, architect and archeologist was born in France in 1762, fled the Revolution to London and worked with John Nash in London.
He came in time for - and was a promoter of, the Gothic Revival for which he made many meticulous drawings of architectural ornamentation in England and France.
Pugin's drawings cover a wide range of include floral designs, choir stall finials, grotesques, patera, mouldings and much more.
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 Augustus Welby Pugin
The most prominent British architect of the 19th Century, Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, son of Augustus Charles Pugin, a Frenchman by birth who settled in London as an architectural draughtsman and had several pupils who rose to fame, was born in Store Street, Bedford Square, on the 1st of March 1812.
The cathedral of Killarney and the chapel of the Benedictine monastery of Douai were perhaps the ecclesiastic buildings which were carried out with least deviation from Pugin's original conception.
His eldest son by his second wife, Edward Welby Pugin (1834-1875), was also an accomplished architect, who carried on his father's work.
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 PUGIN, Augustus Welby Northmore
Henry Weedall ernannte Pugin zum Lehrer für christliche Archäologie und Kunstgeschichte, ein Amt, das dieser von 1838 bis 1844 ausübte.
Diesem Haus schloß Pugin eine eigene Kirche an.
Pugins Ideen fanden ihren sichtbaren Ausdruck in der privaten und öffentlichen Architektur Großbritanniens und darüber hinaus.
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 Augustus Pugin Gifts
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