Gothic Ornament

Architectural Motifs from York Cathedral
Product Number: EB00796460
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486154008
Publisher: Dover Publications
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These royalty-free motifs feature exquisite specimens of the sculptured ornaments from northern Europe's largest medieval cathedral. The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St. Peter in York, popularly known as York Minster, was founded as a missionary church. Its soaring Gothic architecture and vast interior, parts of which date back to the 13th century, feature some of the best examples of the medieval craftsman's work to be found anywhere. This compilation consists of 175 illustrations, selected from throughout the cathedral. Like the building of the church itself, the ornaments were executed during different eras. This collection, reproduced from a rare 18th-century volume, offers artists and graphic designers an unusual selection of authentic architectural motifs from the Middle Ages.

Author(s): Joseph Halfpenny
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2012

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