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Gothic architecture.

Paul Frankl

Gothic architecture.

by Paul Frankl

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Gothic -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.297-299.

    Statement[Translated from the German by Dieter Pevsner]
    SeriesThe Pelican history of art, Z19, Pelican history of art -- Z19.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii,315p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17641793M

    Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, neo-Gothic, or Gothick) is an architectural movement popular in the Western world that began in the late s in England. Its momentum grew in the early 19th century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval Gothic architecture, in contrast to the neoclassical styles . A prayer book, known as the book of hours, became increasingly popular during the Gothic age and was treated as a luxury item. The Hours of Mary of Burgundy, produced in Flanders c. , contains a miniature showing Mary of Burgundy in devotion with a wonderful depiction of a French Gothic Cathedral behind her.

    "This 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 . Gothic Architecture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, E-mail Citation» Arguably the greatest synthetic study of Gothic architecture yet written, now combining the scope and insight of Frankl’s original text with the rigor of Crossley’s revisions, which make the notes and bibliography useful for scholars in the 21st century.

    Although the influence of Romanesque architecture had spread beyond France, Gothic was the first French style to dominate Europe. Architecture G othic architecture began with the construction of cathedrals in Noyon (begun c) and Laon (begun c) and of the abbey church of Saint-Denis near Paris. Gothic architecture is a way of planning and designing buildings that developed in Western Europe in the Late Middle architecture grew out of Romanesque architecture, in France in the 12th century. Gothic architecture spread across Europe and lasted until the 16th century when Renaissance architecture became popular.. The important single feature of .


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