Romanesque Sculpture. K.J. Benoy. Introduction. Monumental sculpture in stone did not really revive in the Carolingian and Ottonian periods. However, Wooden works, like the Gero Crucifix did exist in Medieval times prior to the Romanesque period. Introduction.
9th Century Ivory from Monza in Italy
Pilgrims wearing the cockle shell badge walked hundreds of kilometers to Santiago
Christ framed by a mandorla (halo) and supported by angels.
The Adoration of the Magi, Nantola AbbeyOrigins of Romanesque Sculpture
Puy-en-Velay, France EtienneRomanesque Capitals
Capital at St. Michele, Pavia EtienneRomanesque Capitals
Angel, Pecs Cathedral, Hungary EtienneWall Decoration
Tympanum of St. Pierre, showing Christ sitting in judgment – a favourite scene.Entry Portal – St. Pierre, Moissac
Detail of the face of Jeremiah.
Disembodied hands pluck up a soul for judgmentEntry Portal – St. Lazare, Autun