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Milan Cathedral

A giant Cathedral, which is located in the heart of old Milan, is one of the most paradoxical constructions of the middle Ages. Its the least can be called Gothic. But despite this, the Milan Cathedral is a remarkable and, perhaps, the best example of Italian Gothic!

Milan Cathedral is often called the “eighth wonder of the world”, and for this there is reason. The Cathedral is the world’s largest structure made of marble. Its length is 158 m, width – 58 m, height of Central nave – 46,8 m. the Total area of the temple is 11.3 thousand sq. m. With its height in good weather one can see the peaks of the Alps.

In terms of the Duomo repeats the Gothic building in Germany. But the German plan is combined in it with the Lombard (North Italian) façade, which is a lots of marble. Despite the Gothic appearance and huge size, the Duomo is different from other Gothic cathedrals a certain earthiness that you can’t hide the many adorning its towers, turrets and spires. Continue reading

The presentation of the sculpture decoration of Gothic cathedrals of France and Germany

The presentation on the Architecture of Western Europe. The Church of Peter and Paul. The XI-XII century the Monastery of Cluny, France. Compared with the Romanesque churches, the height of the Gothic cathedrals. The Cathedral in Cologne Germany 1248 – 1437; 1842 – 1880 Germany, Cologne In the Middle. The Cathedral in Chartres. Sculpture.

Download the presentation of the sculpture decoration of Gothic cathedrals of France and Germany – 13 may 2010. The interior of the Romanesque and Gothic Cathedral. Download work here. The causes of the Gothic style, its types and reflection in sculpture. presentation [5, 9 M], added 05. 06. 2014 4. architecture in France and Germany. The development and spread of Gothic.

Corporate decoration, which is the most persuasive. arts (multimedia presentations, essays, creative works. the decor of the Gothic Church: stained glass Windows, sculpture, tapestries. Cathedral. France: Notre Dame Cathedral in Chartres, the Abbey of Saint-Denis under. Continue reading

Flamboyant style of late Gothic France

At the beginning he let’s define the concept of Gothic. The word is derived from Italian. gotico — unusual, barbaric and at first was used as a profanity. The term “Gothic” was introduced in the era of the Renaissance as pejorative designation total medieval skills, regarded as “barbaric”. Gothic called period in the development of medieval art in Western, Central and Eastern part of Europe from the XII to XV-XVI century. For Gothic typical of symbolic – allegorical thinking and conventionality of the artistic language. Gothic art was a cult on purpose and religious topics. It appealed to higher forces of the divine, of eternity, of the Christian worldview.

Gothic in its development is divided into Early Gothic, the heyday of Late Gothic. Gothic covers almost all works of art of this period: sculpture, painting, portrait miniatures, stained glass, fresco and many others.

The Gothic was not an accident. Continue reading

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