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Gothic Art History
Introduction to Gothic art coming soon!
| One of the most remarkable examples of the High Gothic cathedral, Chartres is a magnificent monument to the power and glory of the Age of Faith.
Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris
| Notre Dame in Paris is one of those magical and almost mystical shrines to beauty, with its intricately carved fa�ade that displays a rhymically balanced series of horizontal and vertical forms.
Gothic Decorative Arts
Lady with Unicorn Tapestries
| The senses are celebrated in this series of tapestries. And the backgrounds of these works of textile art are gorgeous examples of the mille fleurs
, or thousand flowers, technique.
Rose Window, Chartres Cathedral
| The art of stained glass reached the pinnacle of perfection in the windows of many Gothic cathedrals, including the awe-inspiring rose window at Chartres.