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Development and character of gothic architecture

Charles Herbert Moore

Development and character of gothic architecture

by Charles Herbert Moore

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Published by Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


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StatementCharles Herbert Moore.
The Physical Object
Pagination454p.,10 plates :
Number of Pages454
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Open LibraryOL22626619M

  The pointed architecture of England of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries differs from the Gothic of France, in the profiles of its subordinate members, such as capitals, bases, cornices, etc., no less than in its larger structural characteristics. This difference is manifest from the first, and is constant except where, as at Canterbury, the profiles are of French workmanship or design.   Having examined the larger structural features of Gothic and other pointed architecture, we may now examine the forms of the lesser members—such as capitals, bases, string-courses, arch-sections, and tracery. The profiles which these members assume are determined largely by functional exigencies, though in their development the exercise of artistic feeling was so intimately connected .

GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE Gothic Art & Architecture DECORATED ENGLISH GOTHIC ‘Decorated' Period () The main characteristic of this era is the ‘bar tracery'. Here, designs in masonry ranging from the simple to the flamboyant, are set on to windows. The result is that the stonework supports of the building can become Size: 5MB. NEW PUBLICATIONS; GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE. DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTER OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE. By CHARLES HERBERT MOORE, With Illustrations. London and New-York.

Yes, Gothic Architecture and Art, also known as Medieval Architecture and Art, is the product of multiple generations of influence. Characteristics of Gothic Architecture include the pointed arch, ribbed vault and flying buttress. Spanning from the 12th to the 16th century Gothic architecture. Characteristics of Gothic Architecture. Gothic art evolved out of Romanesque art and lasted from the midth century up to the late 16th century in some areas of Germany. Architecture was the main art form of the Gothic, and the main structural characteristics of Gothic architectural design stemmed from the efforts of medieval masons to solve the problems associated with supporting heavy.


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by Charles Herbert Moore. Published by MacMillan in : Charles Herbert Moore. This magisterial study of Gothic architecture traces the meaning and development of the Gothic style through medieval churches across Europe.

Ranging geographically from Poland to Portugal and from Development and character of gothic architecture book to Scotland and chronologically from tothe book analyzes changes from Romanesque to Gothic as well as the evolution within the Gothic style and places these changes in the context /5(7).

The French origin of Gothic is, indeed, now pretty generally admitted on the continent of Europe; but the exclusive claim of the architecture of France, in the Middle Ages, to be called Gothic has not thus far, so far as I know, been advanced.

The essential character of the Gothic period, particularly at the outset, was the predominance of architecture; all the other arts were determined by it.

The character of the Gothic visual aesthetic was one of immense vitality; it was spikily linear and restlessly active.

Architecture was the most important and original art form during the Gothic period. The principal structural characteristics of Gothic architecture arose out of medieval masons’ efforts to solve the problems associated with supporting heavy masonry ceiling vaults over wide spans.

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Get this from a library! Development + & and character of gothic architecture. [Charles H Moore].The Development of Gothic Architecture To describe the development of Gothic Architecture, you must first know what the Gothic Period is.

The Gothic Period is described as the time between Romanesque and Renaissance periods. This ranges from the end of the 6th well into the 16th century in.

Such a building might lead to the belief that a Gothic development, though not a native one, had begun in England almost as early as in France. But Malmesbury stands an isolated instance, and there is no other contemporaneous building in England like it.