Clerestory, flying buttress, Chartres Cathedral- Chartres, Eure-et-Loire, France

Clerestory, flying buttress, Chartres Cathedral- Chartres, Eure-et-Loire, France

Flying Buttresses at Chartres Cathedral in France. I have already been here but it is LOVELY and I want to go back. I love France

Flying Buttresses at Chartres Cathedral in France. I have already been here but it is LOVELY and I want to go back. I love France

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Medieval Churches and Synagogues, Gothic Style

Flying Buttresses

Flying Buttresses

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

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