How to Recognize Gothic Art

Edited By Maria Cristina Gozzoli


Beginning in France around 1140 but soon becoming international, the Gothic style was a mingling of the earthly with the divine, of sumptuousness with soaring mysticism, of everyday details with boundless visions.

This succinct volume explains how to appreciate the Gothic style in all its major manifestations: painting, tapestry, jewellery, manuscript illumination, sculpture, and above all, the great cathedrals, with their portals, vaults, rose windows, and flying buttresses.

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