Style History- Isabelline Gothic

7 Jun

Isabelline GothicIsabelline Gothic (in Spanish, Gótico Isabelino), is the name of an architectural style that was developed in Spain, during Isabella of Castile reign (1474 to 1505). It is considered to be the last expression of Spanish Gothic, and it has some elements of Renaissance influence. It is a transition style. The use of conopial and basket handled arches, shield decoration and the inscription of conmemorative text in strips, are only some of its characteristics.

 

List of notable Isabelline structures
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Saint John of the Kings, in Toledo
Royal Chapel of Granada
San Pablo Church in Valladolid
Collegium of San Gregorio in Valladolid
Monastery of San Jerónimo el Real in Madrid
Monastery of Santo Tomás of Ávila
Miraflores Charterhouse, in Burgos
Palace of the Infantado (Guadalajara)
Facade of the Palacio de Jabalquinto, Baeza

References
Chueca Goitia, Fernando: Historia de la arquitectura española, two volumes. Diputación de Ávila, 2001. ISBN 84-923918-7-1

San Pablo Church, in Valladolid Entrance to the Royal Chapel of Granada, close to the Cathedral The cathedral Our Lady of Burgos.
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