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Celtic • Romanesque • Gothic
 Expansive history that covers    many regions & cultures   Practiced by the people of    Ireland and parts of Britain ...
 Illuminated manuscript that includes the four gospels    of the New Testament   Created by Celtic monks   Ireland’s fi...
 Term Romanesque comes    from the rounded arches    and columns from Roman    art   Roman Catholic Church    establishe...
 Medieval art developed in France from Romanesque  art and spread throughout Europe, especially Germany Primary media: s...
 Innovations in  architecture produced  the highest cathedrals of  it’s time Mosaics told stories Belief that the cathe...
Jamb statues, 1145-1170, Chartres Cathedral Started  off very  long and  lean Around  75 years  later  rounded  figures ...
Visitation, Jamb sculptures, 1230, Reims Cathedral
Middle Ages
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A brief introduction to the art of the Middle Ages.

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  • Decorative borders, initials, or illustrations complimented by gold or silver
  • In Latin, year 800,
  • Gospel of John and Matthew and enthroned christ
  • Gloucester candlesticks, brass, biblical subject manner, creation, fall of man, death/res, jonah, daniel, nativity
  • AfterAristolte’s writings, the human figure was an acceptable subject, ENVELOPE OF THE SOUL, shartr, JAMB is side of a doorway or window frame
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    1. 1. Celtic • Romanesque • Gothic
    2. 2.  Expansive history that covers many regions & cultures Practiced by the people of Ireland and parts of Britain Interlace patterns introduced from the Mediterranean with German origins but were used enthusiastically by the Celtic. Metal works Brooches Illuminated Manuscripts: highly decorative scripts
    3. 3.  Illuminated manuscript that includes the four gospels of the New Testament Created by Celtic monks Ireland’s finest national treasure Vibrant colors, traditional Christian iconography, Celtic knots Trinity College Library, Dublin
    4. 4.  Term Romanesque comes from the rounded arches and columns from Roman art Roman Catholic Church established and strong = church construction Better materials = larger buildings Relief sculptures were common as most church goers were illiterate Metal Works Illuminated Manuscripts
    5. 5.  Medieval art developed in France from Romanesque art and spread throughout Europe, especially Germany Primary media: sculpture, panel painting, stained glass, fresco (Mural painting on fresh plaster with pigment and water) and illuminated manuscripts Architecture is the key identifying feature and recognizably different from Romanesque styles
    6. 6.  Innovations in architecture produced the highest cathedrals of it’s time Mosaics told stories Belief that the cathedral could inspire parishioners to meditation and belief http://fromparis.com/vi rtual-tour-notre- dame/notre-dame- tenor-bell.html
    7. 7. Jamb statues, 1145-1170, Chartres Cathedral Started off very long and lean Around 75 years later rounded figures emerged
    8. 8. Visitation, Jamb sculptures, 1230, Reims Cathedral
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