Definition of Palladianism in English:



  • See Palladian

    • ‘The finished form of the building is suitably monumental, built in a baroque style that eschews the more mannered Palladianism favoured for most contemporary commissions.’
    • ‘Greek proportions, porticoes, orders, and ornament lent civic buildings a gravity lacking in earlier Palladianism.’
    • ‘Until 1780, Palladianism was the prevalent style in English architecture, both at home and in the colonies, the seeds having been sown in Piccadilly.’
    • ‘The first is that he has grasped the dead hand of that perennial curse of English architecture: Palladianism.’
    • ‘Burlington's protégé was William Kent, and together they promoted Palladianism for the next thirty years.’