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Unformatted text preview: ROMANESQUE ART 2 (12.3.09) Introduction of monumental stone sculpture carved in relief Relief sculpture organized around the exterior portals of churches showing apocalyptic themes (Christ with evangelist symbols or as judge) Reaction against Romanesque sculpture by Bernhard of Clairvaux, founder of the Cistercian order. Prohibits any kind of figural decoration Wooden three-dimensional sculptures of the Throne of Wisdom (Madonna and Child) Battle of Hastings commemorated through Bayeux Tapestry (late 11th century) Gero Crucifix and Essen Madonna. Ottonian three-dimensional sculpture Invitation on exterior of a sacred place to the mystery of its interior Doors of S. Sabina (ca. 430) and Hildesheim (1015) The Romanesque portal: S. Pierre at Moissac, 1115-35 Romanesque church of S. Pierre at Moissac (France) Moissac: Christ in majesty, 4 evangelist symbols and 24 Elders from Book of Revelation...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ART HIST 105 taught by Professor Kenfeild-weingert during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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