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Pugin's Gothic Ornament: The Classic Sourcebook of Decorative Motifs with 100 Plates

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Pugin's Gothic Ornament: The Classic Sourcebook of Decorative Motifs with 100 Plates
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 of several designs.
Author: Augustus Charles Pugin
Size: 213 x 286 mm
Format: Paperback Book
Copyright: Permission Free

ISBN 13: 9780486255002
ISBN 10: 048625500x


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