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Images_to_Know_(Week_14) - Saint Denis, (France), 1140....

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[From the Fall of the Roman Empire (fifth century) to the end of the eleventh century, stone sculpture was rare…] Christ in Majesty, Toulouse, (France), ca. 1096 [marble, ca. 4’ high]. [“Christ in Majesty”: A recurring type of image that depicts Christ enthroned and often surrounded by the four Evangelists]
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Christ in Majesty, Moissac (France), 1115-1135
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Prophet and Lions, [Trumeau], Moissac (France), 1115-1130
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Last Judgment, [Tympanum], Autun (France), 1120-1135 [Inscription reads: “may this terror terrify those whom earthly error binds, for the horror of these images here truly depicts what will be.”]
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The weighing of souls, [Tympanum], Autun (France), 1120-1135
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Ascension of Christ, [Tympanum], Vézelay (France), 1120-1132
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King David, Fidenza (Italy), 1180-1190. [life size]
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Head Reliquary of Saint Alexander, (Belgium), 1145.
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Western façade, Abbey Church of Saint Denis, (France), 1136. Rose Window Sculpted Door Portals
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Eastern Choir, Abbey Church of
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Unformatted text preview: Saint Denis, (France), 1140. Plan of the Eastern Choir, Abbey Church of Saint Denis, (France), 1140. Stained Glass Window, Saint Denis, 1140. [This particular window contains complex theological ideas not meant for the illiterate, rather designed to stimulate meditation and study among those trained to read Scripture, therefore urging us onward from the material to the spiritual. In other words Art was not only the Bible of the poor.] Cathedral, Chartres, 1134-1220 [In 1194, a fire destroyed all but lower portions of the faade; subsequently, the church was rebuilt. The left spire is from the 16th century. The church enshrines a portion of the Veil of the Virgin Mary. Western portal, Cathedral of Chartres ca. 1150 Virgin Mary Christ in Majesty Christs Ascension stories of the life of Christ Old Testament Kings and Queens Statues of Old Testament Kings, [part of the Jambs], Cathedral of Chartres, 1150...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course ART 1440 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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