Duomos's Gothic Window

Duomo’s Gothic Window

Duomo’s Gothic Window in Milan, Italy. One of the most stunningly ornate windows I have ever seen!

Gothic Capitals, by John Ruskin

Gothic Capitals John Ruskin c. Engraving Source: Works, facing XI, One of Ruskin's many technical illustrations for The Stones of Venice — the architectural equivalent of the geological studies in Modern Painters

Tracery is the ornamental intersecting work in the upper part of a window, screen, or panel, or used decoratively in blank arches and vaults. The earliest use of the term is traced to the seventeen...

Tracery

Tracery is the ornamental intersecting work in the upper part of a window, screen, or panel, or used decoratively in blank arches and vaults. The earliest use of the term is traced to the seventeenth century.

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

Maclou, Rouen, France, C. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St.

Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France  is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture

Traveling - Monuments - Architecture - Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture

Gothic to the max.  I look at this and cant believe all the people that it took to make this beauty.  I think about all the people working up and down this pathway.  What it must have looked like under construction.  I cant even imagine the cost to make it happen in 2014.

Gloucester Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, Gloucester, England Gloucester Cathedral cloister, used extensively in the Harry Potter film series, England (by shexbeer).

Church Round Windows

I chose this because of the immense variety of stain glass windows that were being created at the time. You can see what colors would be casted in each window.

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