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ABC of Gothic architecture

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Published by Parker and Co. in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Gothic Architecture

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Henry Parker
ContributionsOliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsNA440 .P25
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 265 p. :
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25175474M
LC Control Number17008785

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Landmarks of French Gothic Architecture The first important example of Gothic architecture was the ambulatory of the abbey of Saint-Denis, constructed between and Saint-Denis embodies the first daring use of large areas of glass, coupled with a brilliant organization of space. This magisterial study of Gothic architecture traces the meaning and development of the Gothic style through medieval churches across Europe. Ranging geographically from Poland to Portugal and from Sicily to Scotland and chronologically from to , the book analyzes changes from Romanesque to Gothic as well as the evolution within the Gothic style and places these changes in the context Reviews: 1. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Gothic Architecture By the beginning of the 12th century, the Romanesque form was gradually giving way to the Gothic style. The word “Gothic” was first used in the Italian Renaissance as a negative term for all art and architecture of the Middle Ages, suggesting that it .

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