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Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, Antwerp, study of courtyard entrance to the Steen


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Title Antwerp, study of courtyard entrance to the Steen
Other Images Modern Photos
Collection Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s Northern Italian Sketchbook: Glasgow School of Art
Artist Mackintosh, Charles Rennie
Description

This Renaissance portal with gothic features is the courtyard entrance at the Steen. It was part of the work carried out by Domien de Waghemakere (1460-1542) in the 1520s under the Emperor Charles V.

Mackintosh has included a profile of the door jamb (bottom right); but at bottom left he has sketched a side door in the courtyard, indicating a profile of the transom common to several of the castle's doors and windows.

Page Number 85
Inscription Inscribed ‘TRANSOM/JAMB’, pencil
Location Antwerp
Subject Antwerp; Gothic (medieval); Renaissance; doorways; castles; exterior elevations; Palazzi & castles
Measurements 230x160mm.
Rights Glasgow School of Art
 

 

 

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