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The Gargoyle Book: 572 Examples from Gothic Architecture (1930)

by Lester Burbank Bridaham

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Dispelling the conventional wisdom that French Gothic architectural flourishes were born of despair or gloom, Bridaham reveals the whimsical nature of these creations and the ingenious artisans who made them. An eye-opening look at some of the rare instances of public satire and unbridled artistic freedom in the Middle Ages. 572 illustrations. (from books.google.com) Second printing; a first, in 1930.
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Dispelling the conventional wisdom that French Gothic architectural flourishes were born of despair or gloom, Bridaham reveals the whimsical nature of these creations and the ingenious artisans who made them. An eye-opening look at some of the rare instances of public satire and unbridled artistic freedom in the Middle Ages. 572 illustrations.

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'The Gargoyle Book' reveals the whimsical nature of these creatures and the ingenious artisans who made them.

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