Gothic architecture                                            steeple                               pinnaclesArchitectura...
Gothic sculpture    • religious and educational purpose    • independent figures    • curved lines    • more realistic and...
Gothic sculptureGreat altarpieces were made forthe churches. Sculpture, screen, or decorated wall standing on or behind an...
The Choir stalls(sillerías de coro)• They are decorated with very complicated  scenes
Capitals• They were decorated with plants, leaves and  fruit rather than religious scenes
Funeral sculpture• It was also important .• Tombs were decorated with religious themes  and with a portrait of dead person
Gargoyles• They were sculpted on the outside of  cathedral.
1.Figures were notadapted to fit                                             Figure of Christarchitecture.2-They becameind...
• Religious themes• Painting on wood• Rich colours• The use of gold• Greater realism and movement of figures              ...
Gothic painting• Except in Italy mural  painting became less  common and was  replaced by large  stained glass windows• Th...
Portraits and landscapes• Painting mostly represented  religious icons, but portraits  also became important.• Many nobles...
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  1. 1. Gothic architecture steeple pinnaclesArchitectural elements flying buttresses The rose window and stained glass windows side door allow light to enter.. The central tympanum on the main facade is highly decorated. main facade Chartres Cathedral, France 1 / 11
  2. 2. Gothic sculpture • religious and educational purpose • independent figures • curved lines • more realistic and natural figures • interest in expressing feelings Main characteristics 1/4
  3. 3. Gothic sculptureGreat altarpieces were made forthe churches. Sculpture, screen, or decorated wall standing on or behind an altar in a Christian church. The images depict holy personages, saints, and biblical subjects. The diptych is an altarpiece consisting of two panels; a triptych, three panels; and a polyptych, four or more panels. Altarpieces vary in size 3/4 Detail of the altarpiece, Seville Cathedral
  4. 4. The Choir stalls(sillerías de coro)• They are decorated with very complicated scenes
  5. 5. Capitals• They were decorated with plants, leaves and fruit rather than religious scenes
  6. 6. Funeral sculpture• It was also important .• Tombs were decorated with religious themes and with a portrait of dead person
  7. 7. Gargoyles• They were sculpted on the outside of cathedral.
  8. 8. 1.Figures were notadapted to fit Figure of Christarchitecture.2-They becameindependent, morerealistic and natural.Clothes and gestureswere more detailedCurved lines becamepopular and the figuresshowed movement,There was an interest inexpressing feelingsChrist suffer on the crossVirgin plays happily withher childMaterials: mainly dead wake up with the sound of trumpets. Thestone, wood morepopular 2/4
  9. 9. • Religious themes• Painting on wood• Rich colours• The use of gold• Greater realism and movement of figures Main characteristics 1/5
  10. 10. Gothic painting• Except in Italy mural painting became less common and was replaced by large stained glass windows• The miniatures used to ilustrate books, were the most important types of painting• Later they painted wood in Altarpieces Gargoyles on the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris 4/4
  11. 11. Portraits and landscapes• Painting mostly represented religious icons, but portraits also became important.• Many nobles and burghers commissioned portraits to show their power• Some of the main features of Gothic painting are bright colours, the use of gold , background landscape, greater realism

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