This classic sourcebook of decorative motifs contains 100 plates of royalty-free Gothic designs, meticulously reproduced from rare 19th-century engravings. Many are floral and foliate designs rendered from panels, capitals, borders, brackets, friezes, grotesques, and other decorative elements from su... read more
Gothic Ornament: Architectural Motifs from York Cathedral by Joseph Halfpenny Exquisite specimens of the sculptured ornaments from northern Europe's largest medieval cathedral. Reproduced from a rare 18th-century volume, this compilation consists of 175 illustrations, selected from throughout the building.
Christian Art and Imagery by Alan Weller From the greatest works of Eastern and Western art comes this breathtaking collection. Its 200 color and 13 black-and-white illustrations include paintings by Raphael and Van Eyck, plus mosaic and stained glass imagery.
Gothic Architecture: 158 Plates from the Brandons' Treatise, 1847 by Raphael Brandon, J. Arthur Brandon In a rich retrospective of ecclesiastical architecture, the intricate geometry of classic Gothic design is revealed in 158 expert illustrations: windows, moldings, doorways, arches, roofs, porches, panels, hinges, and more.
The Gargoyle Book: 572 Examples from Gothic Architecture by Lester Burbank Bridaham, Ralph Adams Cram Dispelling the conventional wisdom that French Gothic architectural flourishes were born of despair or gloom, Bridaham reveals the whimsical nature of these creations and the ingenious artisans who made them. 572 illustrations.
Designs and Ornaments from the Chapels of Notre Dame by Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, Maurice Ouradou These faithful reproductions of the cathedral's murals were executed after extensive 19th-century restorations. Sixty full-page plates are notable for their originality of design and for the soft, subtle harmony of their coloration.
This classic sourcebook of decorative motifs contains 100 plates of royalty-free Gothic designs, meticulously reproduced from rare 19th-century engravings. Many are floral and foliate designs rendered from panels, capitals, borders, brackets, friezes, grotesques, and other decorative elements from such architectural landmarks as New College Chapel at Oxford and Rouen Cathedral.
Reprint of Gothic Ornaments Selected From various Buildings in England and France, Preistley & Weale, London, 1828–1831.
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