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ID: 700000169Record Type: Built Work
Images: 1
Holy Family (church (building); Antoni Gaudí (Spanish architect, 1852-1926); begun 1882; expected completio...)
Note: This church occupied much of the career of Gaudí; it was unfinished at his death in 1926. In his drawings and models for the church of the Holy Family (only one transept with one of its four towers was finished at his death), Gaudí equilibrated the cathedral-Gothic style beyond recognition into a complexly symbolic forest of helicoidal piers, hyperboloid vaults and sidewalls, and a hyperbolic paraboloid roof.
Titles:
Holy Family (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family (C,U,English,U,U)
Sagrada Familia (C,U,Spanish-P,U,U)
Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia (C,U,Spanish,U,U)
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
church (building) [300007466] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, religious structures, religious buildings)

Classifications:
architecture (preferred)

Creation Date: begun 1882; expected completion 2026

Creator Display:
Antoni Gaudí (Spanish architect, 1852-1926) [preferred,VP]
architects Gaudí, Antoni (Spanish architect, landscape architect, and furniture designer, 1852-1926) [500014514]
Locations:
Barcelona [7007426] Barcelona province (province), Catalonia (autonomous community), Spain (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Address Note: 41°24′13″; N 2°10′28″E
Display Materials: masonry, stone, tesserae
stone (worked rock) [300011176]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, rock, <rock by form>)
tesserae (mosaic components) [300010730]
.......(Objects Facet, Components (Hierarchy Name), components (objects), <components by specific context>, visual works components, mosaic components)
masonry (building materials) [300015332]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, building materials, <masonry and masonry units>)

Dimensions: length 90 meters (300 feet); width 60 meters (200 feet); width of nave 45 meters (148 feet); number of spires 8 (finished total will be 18); planned height of tallest spire 170 meters (560 feet)
Cultures:
(preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Modernismo [300312268] (preferred,N/A)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <modern European styles and movements>, <modern European regional styles and movements>, <modern Spanish fine arts styles and movements>)
Expressionist (style) [300021502] (N/A)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <modern European styles and movements>)

General Subject:
architecture (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
Holy Family [1000071]
.....((New Testament, Christian iconography, Religion/Mythology)) (ICON)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Built Work
Sources and Contributors:
Holy Family........ [VP]
........ Grove Art Online (2008-)
........ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family........ [VP]
........ Grove Art Online (2008-)
........ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
Sagrada Familia........ [VP]
........ Grove Art Online (2008-)
........ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia........ [VP]
........ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia........ [VP]
........ Artigas, Antoni Gaudií: Complete Works (2007) 2:440
Subject: ....... [VP]
....................... Artigas, Antoni Gaudií: Complete Works (2007)
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Grove Art Online (2008-)
..... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
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