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Romanesque Sculpture and Painting

11th and first half of 12th century

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Christ in Majesty

at St. Sernin, Toulouse

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12 century A.D.)

  • Made by Bernardus Gelduinus
  • in mandorla
  • Eagle = St. John, Lion = St. Mark, Man = St. Matthew, Ox = St. Luke
  • Other worldly presentation
  • compartmentalized drapery

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Parts of a Romanesque Portal

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

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Christ in Majesty (Tympanum of South portal)

at Abbey church of St. Pierre in Moissac, France

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • from book of revelation
  • 24 elders
  • 4 animals: Ox, Lion, Man, Eagle

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Trumeau at Abbey Church of St. Pierre

at Moissac, France

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • animal interlace on front
  • trumeau picks of scalloped jambs
  • old testament prophet
  • no classical proportions, constrained by architecture

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Last Judgement on Tympanum of Cathedral of Autun

in Autun, France

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th- first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • made by Gislebertus
  • christ coming to judge
  • portrays 4 obsessions of romanesque christians (Death, Judgement, Heaven, and Hell)

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King David

on West Facade of Fidenza Cathedral, Italy

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • closer physically to roman tradition
  • body more natural/proportional
  • drapery more natural
  • vistigial contrapposto (not actually contrappostto)
  • made by Benedetto Antelami

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Baptismal Font from Notre-Dame-des-Fonts

at Liege, Belgium

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • made by Renier of Huy
  • classical-like

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Christ in majesty

apse fresco from Santa María de Mur in Lérida, Spain

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • familiar christian elements

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Vision of Hildegard of Bingen

in Scivias Manuscript

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • visited by tongues of fire
  • manuscript dealing with manuscript production

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Initial "R" from Moralia in Job Manuscript

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century A.D.)

  • communication from Gregory to a priest
  • knight fighting dragon
  • drapery compartmentalized

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Bayeux Tapestry from Bayeux Cathedral

Romanesque Sculpture and Painting (11th-first half of 12th century)

  • embroidery
  • 1066: Battle of Hastings won by William the Conqueror
  • Portrays Norman Invasion
  • overlay of Latin and Anglosaxon occurs here

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