The Art of Gothic has ratings and 9 reviews. Petra Eggs said: This is a real coffee table book. It could sit in front of you, decorative in itself, a. The Gothic period is one of the first epochs in art history from which artworks of all kinds For this work editor Rolf Toman has gathered contributions from seven. “The Gothic period is one of the first epochs in art history from which artworks of all kinds have been preserved: from cathedrals, castles, and palaces to masterful .

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No additional import charges at delivery! Each reveals the techniques, historical setting and motivations behind the masterworks depicted. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Ornament: Gothic monuments bear witness to a dynamic age, when old values were being redefined, often with great drama and debate. Back to home page. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.

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The shift from the rounded Roman arch to the afchitecture Gothic arch required a leap of genius. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Even at cheaper prices, some things just aren’t worth it. I settled back in my reading position slouched, actually and begin to look at the remarkable stonework of Europe gothiic and Netsui rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Gothic: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting – Google Books

You can’t go through without being awed that these structures have survived so many centuries, wars and earthquakes. This is a real coffee table book. Very Good Used Hard cover. Denis in Paris, where the Gothic style began. Lillie rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Minimum monthly payments are required. Sell now – Have one to sell? Read in Dutch A very interesting background on the Gothic era of art. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

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The Art of Gothic: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting

Alex rated it liked it May 24, Lacey rated it liked it Jan 06, This edition is significantly smaller and not nearly as impressive. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Skip to main content. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. Repeatedly, I would turn a page to be astonished by the magnificence of yet another wondrous item I had not seen before. It’s architectue to use Google streetview to see the surroundings today – particularly of the church of St.

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Gothic: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting – Rolf Toman – Google Books

The photographs are fantastic and only help you appreciate all the finer points of the movement more. This book is a visual joy. I own the original edition of this book see above and it was sumptuous and beautiful in every way. See terms – opens in a new window or tab.

It’s mostly architecture obviously but there’s also a nice helping of sculpture work and paintings of the period as well. Other offers may also be available.