Often large and impressive, cathedrals are churches in which bishops have their official seats or thrones. Many are hundreds of years old; some are regarded as architectural masterpieces.
This fascinating volume invites colorists of all ages to color illustrations of 40 great churches from around the world: St. Paul’s (London); St. John the Divine (New York); Chartres (France); St. Peter’s (Rome); Notre Dame (Paris); St. Patrick’s (New York); Hagia Sophia (Istanbul); St. Mark’s (Venice); Sagrada Familia (Barcelona); Westminster (London); Coventry (England); St. Louis (New Orleans); Cologne (Germany); St. Stephen’s (Vienna); St. Mary’s (Sydney); Washington Cathedral (U.S.A.); St. Basil’s (Moscow); Pisa, with leaning tower (Italy); Reims (France); Canterbury (England); and 20 other magnificent buildings.
Crisp, beautifully detailed illustrations include interior and exterior views, floor plans, elevations and drawings of structural elements. Carefully researched and skillfully rendered, this coloring book offers a rich survey of the varied architectural styles of these extraordinary structures. Descriptive captions are included.