Romanesque Architecture: The First Style of the European Age

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In a new addition to the Pelican History of Art series, leading architectural historian Eric Fernie presents a fascinating survey of Romanesque architecture and the political systems that gave rise to the style. It is known for its thick walls, round arches, piers, groin vaults, large towers, and decorative arcading, as well as the measured articulation of volumes and surfaces. Romanesque architecture was the first distinctive style to dominate western and central Europe. The book explores the gestation of the style in the ...

Romanesque Architecture: The First Style of the European Age 2014, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300203547

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