Collection: Gothic

The Gothic art movement period spanned from the mid-12th century to the end of the 15th century, and is characterized by ornate and intricate designs, particularly in architecture and sculpture. The Gothic style emerged from the Romanesque style and was heavily influenced by religious themes and beliefs.Some of the notable characteristics of Gothic art include pointed arches, ribbed vaults, stained glass windows, and intricate stone carvings. Gothic architecture, in particular, is famous for its grandeur and verticality, with soaring spires and towering cathedrals.The Gothic art movement was also influenced by social, political, and economic changes of the time, such as the growth of urban centers and the rise of the middle class. The period saw the emergence of many skilled craftsmen and artists who produced works of great beauty and complexity, marking a significant shift in the history of art.