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  • Gothic Art in Andalusia http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Almería Baeza Almería
    • After the Christian Kingdoms slowly recovered the territories occupied by the Muslims, Mosques were turn into churches. New churches were built too.
    • Churches at that period usually had three naves, pointed arches, apses, gothic fronts and Mudéjar decorations in façades.
    • Late 14th century: some cathedrals are built. Jaén, Úbeda, Baeza, Jerez, Utrera, Carmona, Andújar.
    • The most important building in Andalusia at that time was the Cathedral of Seville.
    • In the 16th century the most important building was The Cathedral of Almeria with an interesting combination of gothic and reinassance elements.
    http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Gothic Cathedrals Úbeda Jerez
    • Lorenzo Mercadante: Baptism and Birth Façades
    • Pieter Dancart: Seville Altarpiece
    http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Sculpture Birth Façade (Sevilla) Baptism Façade (Sevilla)
    • García Fernández (late 14th century – early 15th century)
    • Pedro de Toledo, Juan Sánchez de Castro and Juan Núñez (first quarter 15th century) were greatly influenced by flamenca painting.
    http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Painting The Pietá by Juan Núñez St. Anthony and St. Cristopher by Juan Sánchez de Castro
    • It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third largest church in the world.
    • The cathedral was built to demonstrate Seville's wealth, as it had become a major trading center in the years after the Reconquista in 1248.
    • In July 1401 it was decided to build a new temple, as the ancient Muslim mosque was in bad shape after a 1356 earthquake.
    • The interior has the longest nave in Spain. Its central nave is 42 metres high and is very decorated, with a large quantity of gold.
    • The main body of the cathedral is also dominated by an enormous Gothic altarpiece of carved scenes from the life of Christ. The altarpiece was made by Pieter Dancart.
    http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Seville Cathedral
  • Seville Cathedral http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Pieter Dancart Altarpiece
  • Seville Cathedral http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Flying buttress The cathedral’s ceiling Stone sculpture
    • Its construction started in 1184 and lasted for twelve years.
    • When completed in 1196, the top of the tower didn't look like it does today.
    • It was used to call Moors to prayer and also as an astronomical observatory.
    • In 1198 four brightly *polished *copper spheres were added by the Moors to the top of the tower.
    • When the copper spheres were destroyed by an earthquake in 1356, they were replaced (in 1400 A.D.) by Christian religious features (cross and bell).
    • The present bell room at the top was added to the tower in 1560.
    Giralda Tower *polished – pulido, brillante *copper - cobre http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  • http :// www.culturandalucia.com / ALMER%C3%8DA / Catedral_de_Almeria / Naves_bovedas_columnas.htm http :// en.wikipedia.org / wiki / Seville_Cathedral http :// arteinternacional.blogspot.com /2009/10/escultura- gotica - espanola -s- xv - lorenzo.html http :// aprendersociales.blogspot.com /2008/09/ lorenzo -mercadante-de- bretaa.html http :// traianeum.blogspot.com /2010/02/semana-de- andalucia -plateado- jaen _26. html http :// www.travelinginspain.com / sevilla / giralda.htm http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com References