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Published on November 27, 2008

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Medieval Art and Architecture - examines paintings, romanesque and gothic architecture

Medieval Art & Architecture Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

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.

Rounded Arches.

Barrel vaults.

Thick walls.

Darker, simplistic interiors.

Small windows, usually at the top of the wall.

Romanesque Floor Plans

St. Filibert, France, 10 c

Interior of a Romanesque Cathedral

The Gothic Cathedral

Gothic Floor Plans

Canterbury Cathedral, England

Gothic Cathedral Architectural Style Began in France in the 12 c . Pointed arches. Flying buttresses. Stained glass windows. Elaborate, ornate interior. Taller, more airy  lots of light. Lavish sculpture  larger-than-life.

Began in France in the 12 c .

Pointed arches.

Flying buttresses.

Stained glass windows.

Elaborate, ornate interior.

Taller, more airy  lots of light.

Lavish sculpture  larger-than-life.

Interior of a Gothic Cathedral

Interior of a Gothic Cathedral

St. Etienne, Bourges, late 12 c “ Flying” Buttresses

Flying Buttress

Gothic “Filigree” Closeups

Chartres Cathedral, Paris Royal Portal Jamb Figures The “Pillar People”

Cathedral Gargoyles

Stained Glass Windows For the glory of God. For religious instructions.

For the glory of God.

For religious instructions.

Notre Dame Cathedral

The good, of course, is always beautiful, and the beautiful never lacks proportion. --- Plato Rose Window Chartres Cathedral, Paris

“ Rose” Windows of Various Kinds Original Design Buddhist Mandala Labyrinth, 1200

Chartres Cathedral Plan for all Rose Windows

Which Interior Is Which?

Which Vault Is Which?

Which Cathedral Style Is Which?

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

Main Parts of a Medieval Castle

Chauvigny Castle, France, 11 c

Spanish Castle, 14 c

Relinquary, late 12c Late Medieval Church Art Chalice, paten, and straw, mid-13c

The Lady & the Unicorns, 1511 Medieval Tapestries from the Workshops in Flanders

Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscripts

Printed Psaltar Gregorian Chant

Medieval Embroidery The Bayeux Tapestry, 11 c

St. Francis’ Rule Approved Giotto 1288-92? Tempera on wood and ground gold. Late Medieval Art

St. Francis’ Rule Approved

Giotto

1288-92?

Tempera on wood and ground gold.

The Epiphany Giotto 1320 Tempera on wood and ground gold. Medieval Religious Themes

The Epiphany

Giotto

1320

Tempera on wood and ground gold.

Giotto 1305 Tempera on wood and ground gold. The Crucifixion

Giotto

1305

Tempera on wood and ground gold.

The Lamentation Giotto, 1302 Tempera on wood and ground gold.

The Lamentation

Giotto, 1302

Tempera on wood and ground gold.

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