Gothic Revival

“Gothic Revival: A picturesque style of architectural and decoration of the 19th century which incorporated adaptations of medieval gothic elements. In architecture, asymmetrical design, verticality, steeply pitched, gabled roofs, and much ornate tracery-derived ornament are seen.”

Excerpted from: Diamond, David G. The Bulfinch Pocket Dictionary of Art Terms. Boston: Little Brown, 1992.

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