1250-1400: Gothic Architecture III

Prague and Germany

Slide 1: Prague St Vitus Cathedral exterior view

Note the south portal with the weird staircase above and to the right. Everything to the left is 19-20thC

Note the south portal with the weird staircase above and to the right. Everything to the left is 19-20thC

Slide 2: Prague St Vitus Cathedral plan

Slide 3: Prague St Vitus Cathedral exterior east end

Hard to see in this photo but the pinnacle on the Mathias level rises up through the ballustrade with the finial above it

Hard to see in this photo but the pinnacle on the Mathias level rises up through the balustrade with the finial above it

Slide 4: Prague St Vitus Cathedral choir

Slide 5: Prague St Vitus Cathedral vault

Slide 6: Prague St Vitus Cathedral St Wenceslas chapel

At the dado level there are precious stones set in the wall - a unique feature that possibly was done to hark back to Byzantine/Early Christian churches

At the dado level there are precious stones set in the wall – a unique feature that possibly was done to hark back to Byzantine/Early Christian churches

Slide 7: Prague St Vitus Cathedral sacristy(image not found)

Britain

Slide 8: Bristol Cathedral interior choir

Slide 9: Bristol Cathedral interior vault

Slide 10: Wells Cathedral interior choir

Slide 11: Well Cathedral interior vault(image not found)

Slide 12: Lincoln Cathedral interior choir

Slide 13: Lincoln Cathedral interior vault

The "crazy vault"

The “crazy vault”

Slide 14: Ottery St Mary interior

Slide 15: Prague Old Town Bridge Tower tracery(image not found)

Slide 16: Schwabisch Gmund Holy Cross exterior

Slide 17: Schwabisch Gmund Holy Cross plan(image not found)

Slide 18: Schwabisch Gmund Holy Cross interior(image not found)

Slide 19: Nuremberg St Sebaldus exterior(image not found)

Slide 20: Nuremberg St Sebaldus interior

Slide 21: Nuremburg Frauenkirche(image not found)

Slide 22: Nuremburg Schöner Brunnen(image not found)

Slide 23: Aachen Minister exterior

Slide 24: Aachen Minister choir(image not found)

Slide 25: Aachen Rathaus exterior

Slide 26: Ste-Chapelle choir

Italy

Slide 27: Pisa S Maria della Spina exterior

Slide 28: Pisa S Maria della Spina plan(image not found)

Slide 29: Pisa S Maria della Spina interior

Slide 30: Florence S Miniato al Monte exterior

Slide 31: Rome Pantheon

Slide 32: San Galgano exterior

Slide 33: San Galgano interior(image not found)

Slide 34: Assisi San Francesco

Slide 35: Florence Santa Croce exterior

Slide 36: Florence Santa Croce plan(image not found)

Slide 37: Florence Santa Croce interior(image not found)

Slide 38: Florence S Maria Novella exterior

Slide 39: Florence S Maria Novella plan(image not found)

Slide 40: Florence S Maria Novella interior(image not found)

Slide 41: Florence Duomo exterior

Slide 42: Florence Duomo plan(image not found)

Slide 43: Florence Duomo interior(image not found)

Slide 44: Florence Orsanmichele interior

Slide 45: Siena Duomo exterior

Slide 46: Siena Duomo plan(image not found)

Slide 47: Siena Duomo interior(image not found)

Slide 48: Milan Duomo exterior

Slide 49: Milan Duomo plan(image not found)

Slide 50: Milan Duomo interior(image not found)

 

 

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