Romanesque and Gothic sculpture.

by Andersson, Aron

Publisher: Almqvist & Wiksell in Stockholm

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 144
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Subjects:

  • Sculpture -- Sweden.,
  • Sculpture, Medieval.

Edition Notes

At head of title: Museum of National Antiquities, Stockholm.

Statement[English translation by Kathleen M. Pain]
SeriesMedieval wooden sculpture in Sweden -- 2.
ContributionsStatens historiska museum (Stockholm, Sweden)
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16645128M

Although the cathedral was completed in the early 12th century there are signs of Gothic architecture present due to the close relation of Romanesque and Gothic styles. In Robert Scott's book The Gothic Enterprise he discusses how the early Gothic style pulled heavily from the Romanesque style of architecture and built upon it's basic themes. In his book 'Gothic' Prof. Dr Bruno Klein enlightens the readers that Gothic Architecture was not entirely initiated with the construction of St. Denis by Abbot Sugar but rather played as major catalyst for the movement which had slowly started to appear in the late Romanesque movement.   The Romanesque paintings used to illustrate the religious and idyllic passages and reinforce the clear understanding through the narratives; uses a simple representation of the images supported by intense and contrasted colors as well as black out liner contours against the simplest background possible. Romanesque painting has therefore two important features one . Romanesque: Refers to the art of Europe from approximately AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 13th century or later, depending on region. chiaroscuro: An artistic technique popularized during the Renaissance, referring to the use of exaggerated light contrasts in order to create the illusion of volume.

  A Companion to Medieval Art brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe.. Brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe.   What made the gothic cathedral so breakthrough was the ribbed vaulting and external supports called flying buttresses. Adding these external supports made it so that the interior walls wouldn't have to be bulky like in romanesque. In turn, this allowed the artisans to add huge stained glass windows that flooded the interior with light.   Turningn point between Romanesque and Gothic periods. Use of the ribbed groin vault (groin vault is two barrel vaults in an X shape, rib is the point at the top) allows the churches to be higher and the compound piers supporting them can be lighter. Sculpture at Chartres Cathedral – The South Portal (High Gothic) • Theme: Dedication to glory of Jesus Christ • Sculpture of Jesus on central trumeau • Book in one hand, other raised in blessing • His feet stand on a lion and dragon • Surrounded by sculptures of 12 apostles on either side.

  In this beautifully illustrated study, Paul Binski offers a new account of sculpture in England and northwestern Europe between c. and , examining Romanesque and Gothic art as a form of persuasion. Binski applies rhetorical analysis to a wide variety of stone and wood sculpture from such places as Wells, Westminster, Compostela, Reims. Sculpture, once shunned by earlier Christians, became a permanent fixture of Romanesque churches, while stained glass windows made their debut, illuminating the interior of churches.

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In France themes portrayed on tympanums of such churches as Moissac, Vézelay, and Autun emphasized the awesome majesty of Christ as ruler and judge of.