Pierced Ornaments from from Lisieux, Bayeux, Verona, and Padua

John Ruskin

R. P. Cuff, engraver


6 13/16 x 4 1/16 inches

Plate VII, The Seven Lamps of Architecture in Works, 8.128.

According to the "Index to the Plates" (8.xvi), Ruskin discusses the individual parts of this plate on the following pages, which are quoted below.

  • 1. Shafts and Spandrel from the South-West Door of the Cathedral of Lisieux (pp. 93, 125 n., 128)
  • Modern photograph of Figure 1
  • 2. Qiadrant of the Star Window of the Chapel of San Pietro Martire, adjoining Sta. Anastasia, Verona (p. 129)
  • 3. Trefoiled Shield from the Church of the Eeremetani, Padua (pp. 88, 129)
  • 4. "Foam Bubbles" from a Spandrel at Bayeux (p. 129)
  • Modern photograph of Figure 4
  • 5. Ornament from the Transept Towers of Rouen (p. 129)
  • Scanned image and text by George P. Landow

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