Isabelline Gothic

Isabelline Gothic

Isabelline Gothic (in Spanish, Gótico Isabelino), is the name of an architectural style that was developed in Spain, during Isabella of Castile reign (1474 to 1505). It is considered to be the last expression of Spanish Gothic, and it has some elements of Renaissance influence. It is a transition style. The use of conopial and basket handled arches, shield decoration and the inscription of conmemorative text in strips, are only some of its characteristics.

List of notable Isabelline structures

*Saint John of the Kings, in Toledo
*Royal Chapel of Granada
*San Pablo Church in Valladolid
*Collegium of San Gregorio in Valladolid
*Monastery of San Jerónimo el Real in Madrid
*Monastery of Santo Tomás of Ávila
*Miraflores Charterhouse, in Burgos
*Palace of the Infantado (Guadalajara)
*Facade of the Palacio de Jabalquinto, Baeza


* Chueca Goitia, Fernando: "Historia de la arquitectura española", two volumes. Diputación de Ávila, 2001. ISBN 84-923918-7-1

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