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Soufflot

[soo-flaw] /suˈflɔ/
noun
1.
Jacques Germain
[zhahk zher-man] /ʒɑk ʒɛrˈmɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1713–80, French architect.
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  • Soufflot, whose grandiose plans had been accepted, set to work in 1755.

  • Soufflot was the architect, and his design is one of the happiest of its class.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • Soufflot was making feeble efforts to complete Perraults north front when the Revolution came to arrest his work.

    Paris and its Story Thomas Okey
  • Soufflot was making feeble efforts to complete Perrault's north front when the Revolution came to arrest his work.

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey
  • In 1771, the statues above the great west doors disappeared when Soufflot began his evil work of widening them.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • No. 23, designed by Soufflot le Romain in 1775 as a private mansion, became later the dpt of the famous Aubusson tapistry.

    Historic Paris Jetta S. Wolff
  • Paris breathed again; but poor Soufflot, in despair, could not survive so many tragic emotions.

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