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Gothic Art

3.37 of 5 stars 3.37  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The splendor of Gothic art can be seen in the magnificent cathedrals of Notre Dame, Chartres, Rouen, Salisbury and Lincoln and in their sculpture. But also between 1140 and 1400 a vast quantity of very fine paintings, stained glass, manuscript illuminations, metalwork and tapestries were produced. Andrew Martindale writes of all these great achievements in one of the best ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 17th 1985 by Thames & Hudson (first published December 1st 1967)
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Batgrl (Book Data Kept Elsewhere)
Read for a class on the art and architecture of the Gothic. I remember studying the photos carefully - for a test we had to identify churches/period of time they were built based on slides shown to us. Tricky test, but an excellent class that I really enjoyed. Which is why I still have the books some 20 years later.
SJ Waters Fitzgerald
Aug 02, 2014 SJ Waters Fitzgerald rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Art and art history students; lovers of art and art history
It's a bit dry in prose, but this is no surprise for an art history book. Nonetheless, it is an informative, and even an inspiring, read. And oh, it contains such pretty, pretty pictures of glorious Gothic paintings and architecture. Recommended for those who (obviously) are students of art history, people who love art history and, well, people who enjoy Gothic art in general.
Frightful_elk
Nice introduction, but mostly focused on Architecture, some beautiful examples of manuscripts and sculpture though.
Tina Cousins
I found some bits factually incorrect, so I put this book down after reading about 120 pages.
Alessandra
An excellent overview. It starts in France, and then considers influences on Italy.
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