The work of August Charles Pugin (1762 - 1832), the architect most closely associated with the Gothic revival is presented here, in a reprint of a rare early edition. Dating from 1828-31 this work reveals the superb free hand pencil drawings of earlier decoration for which Pugin is noted, and includes a wide variety of architectural ornament.
Includes accurate drawings of Gothic wreaths, crowns, soffits, gables, leaf ornamentation, borders, buttresses, statues, capitals, spandrels, wooden paterae, filials, grotesques, misericord ornaments and a vast selection of cathedral ornamentation and religious architectural design. Original buildings which act as sources include Kenilworth Castle, Eltham Palace, Rouen Cathedral and New College Chapel at Oxford. A major source book of copyright-free images.Illustrations:
100 copyright-free pages showing several designs on each page.Size:
213 x 286 mmCopyright:
Permission FreeISBN 10: