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Gothic Art
     

Gothic Art

by Scala Publishers
 

The beginnings of Gothic art can be dated towards the middle of the 12th century. Starting from the Ile de France, this artistic movement spread throughout Europe, embracing all fields of artistic endeavor and lasting in some regions until the 16th century. The most obvious architectural developments involved the introduction of the ogival arch, flying buttresses,

Overview

The beginnings of Gothic art can be dated towards the middle of the 12th century. Starting from the Ile de France, this artistic movement spread throughout Europe, embracing all fields of artistic endeavor and lasting in some regions until the 16th century. The most obvious architectural developments involved the introduction of the ogival arch, flying buttresses, spires, and galleries which permitted the lightening of walls and the construction of taller buildings.
This survey ranges from illustrated manuscripts through the great cathedrals of Europe and artists such as Fabriano, Simone MartiniMeister Bertram, Pisanello, Nicola Pisano, and
Claus Sluter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566499729
Publisher:
Welcome Rain Publishers
Publication date:
08/16/2012
Series:
Visual Encyclopedia of Art Series
Edition description:
Multilingu
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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