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Art of the Middle Ages
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Art History
12/14/2012

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Term
f periods:
Definition
  1. Early Medieval 
  2. Carolingian and Ottonian/Art in the Reigns of Charlemagne
  3. Romanesque
  4. Gothic
  5. Italian
Term
Types of Gothic Art:
Definition
  • Gothic cathredral in france
  • gothic france
  • Gothic England and Germany
  • Italian Gothic
Term
Characteristics of Early Medieval Art
Definition
  • very geometric
  • borders
  • religious
  • symbolic
  • unnaturalistic
  • abstract
Term

Man from the book of Durrow

Cross inscribed Carpet Page

Saint Matthew

Definition
  • all based off of books of gospels
  • have shapes
  • from the early medieval period
Term
Characteristics of Carolingian and Ottonian Art/Art in the Reigns of Charlemagne
Definition
  • motifs and symbols from the art of germanic tribe/roman/byzantine
  • interest in human figure
  • byzantine building types
  • roman techniques like war bronzecasting
Term
Palatine Chapel of Charlemagne[image]
Definition
  • 16 sided on the outside
  • octagnal on the inside
  • wants to be justinian
  • westwork chair on 2nd floor was charlemagne
Term

[image]                               [image]

St Matthew from Coronation Gospels, St Mattew from the Ebbo Gospels

Definition

Coronation Gospels:

  • similar to byzantine
  • dyed parchment to represent royal colors
  • copying something

Ebbo Gospels

  • looks neverous
  • simple
  • animated
Term
Characteristics of Romanesque Art
Definition
  • fortress like construction with round circles
  • thick walls, vaulting
  • flat abstract sculpture with themes of Church
  • subordination of figural elements
Term

French Gothic cathedral 

(gothic cathredal in france)

 

Definition
  • emphasis on light, and height
  • relies on pointed arches
  • transforms light with stained glass
  • flying buttresses
  • naturalistic figures
Term
[image]
Definition
Cathedral of Chartres
Term
[image]
Definition
Cathedral of Chartres
Term
[image]
Definition
Cathedral of Reims
Term
[image]
Definition
Reims Cathedral
Term
[image]
Definition
Sainte-Chapelle 
Term
Characteristics of Gothic France Books and Arts
Definition
  • naturalistic figures, lots of colors
  • dynamic, graceful/ elegant woman figures
  • human and the devine using naturalism
  • communicate moral lessons w/multiple scenes
Term

Charcateristics of Italian Art

(gothic)

Definition
  • blends french gothic with earlir styles
  • byzantine/roman types and combines with christian subject matter
  • emphasis on naturalism/ humanity of saints
  • massive/volluminous
  • renewed interest in pictoral space