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.

1220-1270 the Gothic Amiens Cathedral - France - Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) Architects:Robert of Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont #architecture #cathedra

1220-1270 the Gothic Amiens Cathedral - France - Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) Architects:Robert of Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont #architecture #cathedra

A less-visited city nestled along the French Mediterranean coast .... Marseille ....FRANCE ... makes a strong case for itself.

Top 10 Sights in Marseille

A less-visited city nestled along the French Mediterranean coast .... Marseille ....FRANCE ... makes a strong case for itself.

Postcards from Dinan, a medieval town in Brittany, France http://www.traveling-cats.com

Medieval Town of Dinan in Brittany, Northern France

The Hall of Mirrors at Chateau Versailles, France.....this is what it looks like in the WINTER...no one is there!! Awesome!!

The Hall of Mirrors at Chateau Versailles, France.....this is what it looks like in the WINTER...no one is there!! Awesome!!

Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, England. http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos.htm Bodiam Castle is a 14th-century moated castle. It was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III, with the permission of Richard II, to...

Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, England. http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos.htm Bodiam Castle is a 14th-century moated castle. It was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III, with the permission of Richard II, to...

Cathedral de Notre Dame de Reims, France. Built in the early 1200s.                                                                                                                                                      More

French mood - Instant Download - Paper Pack - Set of 10 Digital Scrapbook Paper - 12 x 12 inches

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, France, was opened in 1912. Since the mid-19th century, Russian nobility visited Nice and the French Riviera, following the fashion established decades earlier by the English upper class and nobility.

The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, France, was opened in 1912. Since the mid-19th century, Russian nobility visited Nice and the French Riviera, following the fashion established decades earlier by the English upper class and nobility.

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