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Gothic gargoyles

Bill Yenne

Gothic gargoyles

by Bill Yenne

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Published by First Glance Books in Cobb, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gargoyles -- Pictorial works,
  • Architectural photography,
  • Architecture -- Details

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementtext and photography by Bill Yenne.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22478325M
    ISBN 101885440251
    OCLC/WorldCa40214922

    In the Gothic era, especially during the thirteenth century and thereafter, gargoyles became the preferred method of drainage.” (8) In fact the “true” gargoyle originated near what is today Paris, France around CE. Within one hundreds years, with the spread of Gothic architecture, gargoyles were appearing all over Europe.   The sculpting of the functional gargoyle became especially popular in the Gothic building boom across Europe, so gargoyles have come to be associated with this architectural era. French architect Viollet-le-Duc () extended this association to Gothic-Revival as he creatively restored the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral with many of the.

    Gargoyle names vary a lot from source to source, and in some cases they simply don't have any names at all. Those who do often either have names taken from real life (deities, regular human names, etc.), or they have a more fantasy-esque name that's often guttural and large sounding.   Lester Burbank Bridaham was wary of these interpretations of gargoyles, and in his book Gargoylaes, Chimeres and the Grotesque in French Gothic Sculpture he pointed to the problem of attributing too much symbolism to the sculpture of the Gothic period. While acknowledging there is symbolism within the architecture, he did not think there were Author: Sarah P Young.

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