Meaning of International Gothic

In'terna'tional Goth'ic

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  1. a style of Gothic art, esp. painting, developed in Europe in the late 14th and early 15th centuries, chiefly characterized by details carefully delineated in a naturalistic manner, elongated and delicately modeled forms, the use of complex perspective, and an emphasis on the decorative or ornamental aspect of drapery, foliage, or setting. Also called
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