Term applied to a style of architecture and the decorative arts inspired by the Gothic architecture of medieval Europe. It has been particularly widely applied to churches but has also been used to describe castellated mansions, collegiate buildings, and houses. The Gothic Revival has also been described by many scholars as a movement, rather than style, for in the mid-19th century it was associated with and propagated by religious and political faith. From a hesitant start in the mid-18th century in England and Scotland, in the 19th century it became one of the principal styles of building throughout the world and continued in some huge projects until well into the 20th century (e.g. ...
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French, 16th century, male.
Died April or May 1518, in Tours.
Sculptor, potter, cabinet maker.
Gaillon School, Rouen School.
Pierre de Valence worked at Château-Gaillon and at the abbey of St-Ouen in Tours, as well as for several churches in Rouen.