Gothic Art 1140-c. 1450: Sources and Documents

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University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, 1987 - Art - 181 pages

An anthology offering a chronological assessment of a whole range of technical documents on art written by and for clerks, laymen, churchmen, lawyers, city magistrates, and guilds, this text reveals differences in milieu, customs , resources and psychology during different periods. First Published in 1971 by Prentice Hall.

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Contents

Early and High Gothic 1140 to c 1270
4
THE NEW ARCHITECTURE
14
ON THE QUESTION OF THE PARTICIPATION OF THE COMMON PEOPLE
23
TWELFTHCENTURY CRITICS OF THE NEW ARCHITECTURE
30
THE CHRONICLE OF SAINT ALBANS CONCERNING SOME OF
37
THE ARCHITECT OF THE FIRST CENTURIES OF THE GOTHIC PERIOD
43
The Condition of the Architect
51
REFINEMENT OF LIVING IN FEUDAL SOCIETY
91
The Gothic Period between 1360 and 1450
109
Bibliography
171
Index
177
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The late Teresa G. Frisch was Professor of Art, Wellesley College.