TITLE

The Proportions of the St. Gall Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Fernie, Eric
PUB. DATE
December 1978
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec78, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p583
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the evidence for the existence or the lack of system of proportions in the architectural plan for Saint Gall Abbey based on the article by Walter Horn in the 1966 issue of 'Art Bulletin.' Inconsistencies between the grid and the plan; Analysis of the occurrence of measurements more than once between some important lines; Investigation of the use of the square root of two in the architectural plan.
ACCESSION #
5309934

 

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