The Exuberant Beauty of Gargoyle Wings

The Exuberant Beauty of Gargoyle Wings

  As we know, most gargoyles, but especially monsters, devils and fantastical animals, commonly exhibit many characteristic features such as tusks, crests and pointed ears. However, today I’m going to look at another unique and important feature that’s probably...
The Anthropomorph in Gargoyles. Origins and Sources

The Anthropomorph in Gargoyles. Origins and Sources

    One of the most important figures, both in formal and iconographic terms, is the anthropomorph. It’s commonly portrayed in gargoyles, probably because of the variety of interpretations this type of figure has. They are animals with features similar...
The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges

The Gargoyles on the Provincial Palace in Bruges

    History and Research. Images of Gargoyles In today’s post we’re returning to the wonderful city of Bruges to discover a few more of its gargoyles. Immersed in its atmosphere of magical, fairy-tale architecture, once again we find magnificent...
Nudity in Gargoyles. Gargoyle Iconography and Images

Nudity in Gargoyles. Gargoyle Iconography and Images

  Art History Today’s post is about the portrayal of nakedness in gargoyles. In his book on the history of the body in the Middle Ages, the great French Medievalist Jacques Le Goff (1924-2014) tells us that the Roman Empire already exercised containment in...

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