Designs and Ornaments from the Chapels of Notre Dame

Designs and Ornaments from the Chapels of Notre Dame

By: Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, Maurice Ouradou

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Architect and theorist Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814–79), a prominent leader in the French Gothic Revival, was active in the restoration of medieval buildings. In 1845 he undertook one of the greatest projects in the history of restoration: the cleansing and restoration of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. For the next twenty-three years he labored at his task, returning the cathedral to its original beauty and charm.
This volume is based on a faithful reproduction of the restored mural paintings of the chapels, notable for their originality of design and the soft and subtle harmony of their coloring. The 60 full-page plates lend themselves to numerous graphic arts applications.

Reprint of images from Peintures Murales des Chapelles Notre-Dame de Paris, A. Morel, Paris, 1870.
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ISBN 100486840506
ISBN 139780486840505
Author/EditorEugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, Maurice Ouradou
Page Count80
Dimensions8 3/8 x 11

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