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LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

Maclou, Rouen, France, C. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St.

Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France  is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture

Traveling - Monuments - Architecture - Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture

Tracery is the ornamental intersecting work in the upper part of a window, screen, or panel, or used decoratively in blank arches and vaults. The earliest use of the term is traced to the seventeen...

Tracery

Tracery is the ornamental intersecting work in the upper part of a window, screen, or panel, or used decoratively in blank arches and vaults. The earliest use of the term is traced to the seventeenth century.

The Old Melbourne Safety Deposit Building on Queen Street - example of Gothic architecture designed by William Pitt in 1890

The Old Melbourne Safety Deposit Building. Gothic architecture designed by William Pitt 1890 Queen St - Melbourne, Victoria

The remarkable York Minster is the largest medieval cathedral in all of Northern Europe, and one of the world's most beautiful Gothic buildings...  Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/england/yorkshire/york/sights/religious/york-minster#ixzz3QnA1wEXo

The remarkable York Minster is the largest medieval cathedral in all of Northern Europe, and one of the world's most beautiful Gothic buildings.