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Unformatted text preview: Art notes 2/28 Gothic Art Figures 4.79-4.82 Chartres Cathedral, France-West Faade (West front), c. 1145, 1507 Sculpture sides are details of fig. 4.82-Nave, 1194-c. 1200 Terms: Gothic Period-c.1140-1400 The tunic or cloak of the Virgin Mary -in gold case-survived from time of Christ to Gothic Period-considered a relic, valuable place in community-1194 fire burned down the entire church except for the piece of linen and the front entrance-people of Chartres considered it a miracle and a sign from God to rebuild after the fire Portal- doorway Jambs- steps that form the outer left & right of portal, very thin columns, also human figures Tympanum- semi-circular shape above the lintel, important place for sculpture-jambs of Chartres front doorway represented kings and queens of France, figures from the old and new testament, Hebrew-tympanum--> Christ looking down and blessing those coming into the church,...
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