Cathedral of St Etienne, Bourges: the south porch

RIBApix ref no RIBA13790
Architect/DesignerBerruyer, Philip (d. 1261)
Boeswillwald, Paul-Louis
Artist/PhotographerCundall Downes & Co.
CountryFrance
CityBourges
Subject Date1250
Image Date1860
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceLS 20718/2
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the Cathedral began in 1195. The nave was completed by 1255 and the west facade in 1270. It was consecrated in 1324. The architect was Paul-Louis Boeswillwald and the master builder was Philip Berruyer.

Subject tags

arches, entrances, cathedrals, fences, columns