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Medieval Art & Architecture. Ms. Susan M. Pojer modified by D. Brady. Early Medieval Architecture. Romanesque Cathedral Architectural Style. Rounded Arches. Barrel vaults. Thick walls. Darker, simplistic interiors . Small windows, usually at the top of the wall. Romanesque Floor Plans.

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Medieval art architecture

Medieval

Art &

Architecture

Ms. Susan M. Pojermodified by D. Brady


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Early Medieval

Architecture


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RomanesqueCathedralArchitectural Style

  • Rounded Arches.

  • Barrel vaults.

  • Thick walls.

  • Darker, simplistic interiors.

  • Small windows, usually at the top of the wall.


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RomanesqueFloor Plans


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St. Filibert, France, 10c


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Interior of a RomanesqueCathedral


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The Gothic Cathedral


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Gothic Floor Plans


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Canterbury Cathedral, England


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Gothic CathedralArchitectural Style

  • Began in France in the 12c.

  • Pointed arches.

  • Flying buttresses.

  • Stained glass windows.

  • Elaborate, ornate interior.

  • Taller, more airy  lots of light.

  • Lavish sculpture  larger-than-life.


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GothicArchitecturalStyle

  • Pointed arches.

  • High, narrow vaults.

  • Thinner walls.

  • Flying buttresses.

  • Elaborate, ornate, airier interiors.

  • Stained-glass windows.

“Flying” Buttresses


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Interior of a Gothic Cathedral


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Interior of a Gothic Cathedral


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St. Etienne, Bourges, late 12c

“Flying” Buttresses


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Flying Buttress


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Gothic “Filigree” Closeups


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Chartres Cathedral, Paris

Jamb Figures

Royal Portal

The “Pillar People”


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Cathedral Gargoyles


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Stained Glass Windows

  • For the glory of God.

  • For religiousinstructions.


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Notre Dame Cathedral


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Rose Window Chartres Cathedral, Paris

The good, of course, is always beautiful, and the beautiful never lacks proportion. ---Plato


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“Rose” Windows of Various Kinds

Original Design

Labyrinth, 1200

Buddhist Mandala


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Chartres CathedralPlan for all Rose Windows


Passion of christ chartres cathedral

PASSION OF CHRIST: CHARTRES CATHEDRAL


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Which Interior Is Which?


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Which Vault Is Which?


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Which Cathedral Style Is Which?


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Cathedral of Mont-Saint Michel:A Fortress & A Church


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Late Medieval Church Art

Chalice, paten, and straw, mid-13c

Relinquary, late 12c


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Medieval Tapestriesfrom theWorkshops in Flanders

The Lady & the Unicorns, 1511


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Illuminated Manuscripts


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Illuminated Manuscripts


Four evangelists from the book of kells

Four evangelists from the Book of Kells


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Printed Psaltar

Gregorian Chant


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Medieval Embroidery

The Bayeux Tapestry, 11c


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Late Medieval Art

  • St. Francis’Rule Approved

  • Giotto

  • 1288-92?

  • Tempera on wood and ground gold.


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Medieval Religious Themes

  • The Epiphany

  • Giotto

  • 1320

  • Tempera on wood and ground gold.


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The Crucifixion

  • Giotto

  • 1305

  • Tempera onwood andground gold.


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  • The Lamentation

  • Giotto, 1302

  • Tempera on wood and ground gold.


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