Medieval Gothic. C. 1140-1550. Emotion Passion Faith. Sculpture-. Terms: Jamb Pieta Realism Classicism Quatrefoil Typanum. Chartres 1145- 1st example of Gothic sculpture. Symmetry Clarity Statues rather than reliefs Realism Emphasis on joining of spiritual and secular.
Jamb statues, west portal
Chartres Cathedral 1145-70
Jamb statues, south trancept,
Chartres Cathedral, 1215-20
Strasburg Cathedral c.1220
Reims Cathedral, 1251
Notre Dame early 14th Century
West Façade, Amiens Cathedral 1220-1230
“Realism of the Particulars”- specific details, observations of everyday life- intimate realism
Tomb of a Knight, Dorchester Abbey
Oxfordshire, England c. 1260
Gothic style spread to England- mostly seen in tomb sculpture- death is violent action rather than peace
Pieta, Early 14th c.
Claus Sluter, The Moses Well 1395-1406