Medieval Ornament and Design

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Medieval Ornament and Design
Detailed and exceptionally accurate pencil drawings of medieval detailing, mainly drawn from the buildings of the period.
This lavish archive of exquisite engravings and designs--originally created in the mid-nineteenth century for the professional artist and architect--contains some 200 splendid illustrations, expertly adapted from decorative as well as utilitarian features of medieval cathedrals, churches, tombs, houses, shops, public buildings, and other structures.
Encompassing a wide variety of styles, the designs include finely detailed panels, gargoyles, carved pillars and pedestals, exquisite ironwork patterns, decorative stonework, magnificent stained glass windows, moldings enhanced with intricately woven motifs.
Artists, designers, and craftworkers will find wide use for these versatile, royalty-free illustrations. Students of architecture, art historians, and lovers of ornamental art will delight in the pure beauty of this magnificent collection. Dover compilation of designs from L'Architecture from the 5th to the 17th Century, Jules Gailhabaud, 1858.
Contents include: details of facade, Reims cathedral, details from belltowers and transepts, bronze ornaments, door decorations, candelabra, fonts, turrets, stalls, enclosures.
A great graphic and architectural resource.

Illustrations: 200 illus
Author: 200 illus
Size: A4
Format: pbk
Copyright: permission free
Dispatch: Usually ships: same day.
ISBN 13: 9780486448855
ISBN 10: 0486448851

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