An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture
J. Parker, 1891 - 331 halaman
The history of Gothic architecture from the Roman period to the Renaissance. Most of the text focuses on English architecture but the final section covers the Gothic style in some other European countries. Includes nearly 190 illustrations, as well as a glossary of terms.
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Abbey afterwards aisles angles appear arches architect architecture belong Bishop brick buildings built buttresses called Canterbury capitals carried Castle Cathedral century chapel character chiefly choir church common completed construction continued Decorated distinct distinguished doorways earlier Early English east effect eleventh England entirely especially examples fine foliage France French frequently Gothic hall head hollow imitation instances introduced Italy kind late later lights Lincoln lines lower manner mentioned Merton College mouldings natural nave Norman Normandy numerous occurs original ornament Oxford Palace panelling Paris perfect perhaps period Perpendicular pillars plain pointed probably provinces rebuilt remains remarkable rich Roman Rome roof round sculpture shafts Shewing side sometimes square stone style stylo thirteenth century tower tracery transept transitional twelfth century usually vault walls west front whole wooden York
Halaman 7 - ... altars be erected, and relics placed. For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God...
Halaman 50 - Salisbury] was a prelate of great mind, and spared no expense towards completing his designs, especially in buildings; which may be seen in other places, but more particularly at Salisbury and at Malmesbury, for there he erected extensive edifices at vast cost, and with surpassing beauty, the courses of stone being so correctly laid that the joint deceives the eye, THE EAELY NORMAN PERIOD.
Halaman 50 - Malmesbury. For there he erected extensive edifices, at vast cost, and with surpassing beauty; the courses of stone being so correctly laid that the joint deceives the eye, and leads it to imagine that the whole wall is composed of a single block.
Halaman 188 - ... opening than a distinct member of the division. The roofing, from the increased richness of the groining, becomes an object of more attention. On the whole, the nave of York, from the uncommon grandeur and simplicity of the design, is certainly the finest example ; ornament is nowhere spared, yet there is a simplicity which is peculiarly pleasing.