Study guide, class 04 - High Gothic

Study guide, class 04 - High Gothic - Charlemagne Master...

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Class 4: High Gothic (1310-1437) Time of Luxembourg dynasty: art used in the imperial attempt to unify the empire through culture and religion, and to build the local legitimacy of dynasty. The ‘Golden Era’ of Charles IV begins when he makes Prague the imperial capital of the Holy Roman Empire. C. High Gothic: Imperial art and architecture in the ‘Golden Age’ of the Luxemburgs (1310-1437) 1. The Luxembourg dynasty (1310-1437) Adoration of Magi and Dormintion of the Virgin, Master of the Morgan Diptych (1355-60) 2. The ‘Imperial’ style Evangelist Luke , Master Theodoric (1360s) Karlstejn Castle (1360s) 3. Dynastic cult: Art for building legitimacy of rule in Bohemia: Cult of St. Wenceslas.
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Unformatted text preview: Charlemagne, Master Theodoric: Karlstejn, Holy Cross Chapel (1360-65) Saint Wenceslas, Petr Pale ř : St. Vitus’ Cathedral (1373) St. Vitus’ Cathedral, Royal Mausoleum and St. Wenceslas Chapel (1344-78) 4. Collection of Relics Karlstejn Castle, (1350s) Charles as collector of relics , Chapel of Our Lady, Karlstejn Castle (1357) Holy Cross Chapel / St. Catherine, Master Theodoric - Karlštejn Castle (1355) 5. The ‘New Jerusalem’: City projects Hunger Wall, Pet ř ín Hill (1350s) Corpus Christi Chapel, Karlovo Nam ě stí, New Town ( ca . 1350) Case study: Imperial art of Charles IV St. Vitus’ Cathedral, Last Judgment mosaic (1360s)...
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