GOTHIC, Gothic and neo-Gothic
The violla-Le-Duc (Viollet-le-Duc) eugène Emmanuel (27.1.1814, Paris, – 17.9.1879, Lausanne, Switzerland), French architect, historian and theorist of architecture. Restored a number of French Gothic cathedrals (including Notre Dame de Paris, 1845, together with J. B. Lasso), the fortifications of Carcassonne, the castle of Pierrefonds and others In historical and theoretical writings (“the Explanatory dictionary of French architecture”, 10 vols. 1854-68; “Conversations on architecture”, 2 vols. 1858-72, Rus. lane 1937-38; “Russian art”, 1877, eng. lane 1879) V. sought to identify General patterns of architecture (including the conditionality of the form design), the originality of its national schools, the nature of medieval art, the constructive achievements of Gothic architecture, the study of which stimulated the development of skeletal structures.
Reims Cathedral is a masterpiece of French Gothic
In the heart of the province of France champagne is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture – Reims Cathedral ( Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims ).
According to the legend, on the eve of the baptism of Clovis was a miracle, from heaven descended dove, and brought in its beak a chrism for the anointing of the king. Clovis was the first king crowned in Reims. It was after this event began the tradition of the coronation of the kings of France in Reims Cathedral.
The history of the construction of the Cathedral
The history of the construction of the Cathedral has more than a century, it began in 817, but in 1210 the Cathedral was burnt down completely. The construction of the new building was started in g. and continued till 1481.
Builders, unlike the architects of Chartres Cathedral, is absolutely not considered as remnants of a Romanesque building. Thus, the new Cathedral is a holistic, built on a single building. Inscriptions destroyed in 1779 “labyrinth” of the floor, laid out around 1290, has preserved the names of the architects and give quite some information about the construction.
The history of the Cathedral in Reims is the history and several generations of architects, who erected the temple, according to the chronicler, “with great diligence and care”. Architects, artists and artisans, generation after generation worked on the construction of the Cathedral, created Continue reading
Ten famous cathedrals in Italy
Landmarks of Italy you can transfer enough dollars. But we are not major in the list are the cathedrals of HIV this month. Italy has many majestic cathedrals, often with spectacular works of art inside. Prayer is usually a chief, and the former steward and page AIDS in this called XP, but it can also be the name Basilica or Chiesa Cattedrale mud (mostly on th.).
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Former Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence Duomo
Florence the Cattedrale de Santa Maria del Fiore. usually referred to as Il Duomo. this is probably the most famous former Italian. Coupon masterpiece of Brunelleschi the construction of Stalin, and Egor the interior is covered with frescoes. You can climb to the top of the dome g of the Primate of good views. And the External walls of the former are pink, white and green marble with magnificent stained glass Windows 44. Free AIDS in prayer, but the payment is Continue reading