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Romanesque art

Author: Norbert Wolf
Publisher: Köln ; London : Taschen, ©2007.
Series: Basic genre.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Reaching its peak in the 11th and 12th centuries, the Romanesque movement was marked by a peculiar, vivid, and often monumental expressiveness in architecture and fine arts. Exploring the first universal style of the European Middle Ages, this book looks at some of the most important works of the epoch.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolf, Norbert, 1949-
Romanesque art.
Köln ; London : Taschen, ©2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norbert Wolf
ISBN: 9783822854464 3822854468
OCLC Number: 144223644
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Cover and spine title: Romanesque.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The emergence of Western art --
Milanese workshop, The martyrdom of St. Vincent --
Northern France or Southern England, The Bayeux tapestry --
Central Italy, Angel of the last judgement --
South-eastern France, Majestas Domini and heavenly Jerusalem --
Salzburg Workshop, The end of King Herod --
Central France, Noah's ark --
Milanese artist, The fight with the dragon --
Catalonian artist, Christ and the twelve apostles --
Roman artist, The miraculous rescue of a child from the Sea of Azof by St. Clemens --
Reiner of Huy, Baptismal font --
Roman mosaicists, The cross of life --
Master of San Clemente de Tahull, Majestas Domini with evangelists and saints --
Master of Santa Maria de Tahull, The Madonna enthroned --
Central France, The prophet Isaiah --
Artist from Cluny, Christ in his glory --
Southern German or Salzburg artist, The Christ from the vision of Ezekiel --
Swabian stained glass artist, The prophet Daniel and King David --
Master Gislebertus, The last judgement --
Danish artist, The "golden altar" of Lisbjerg --
Master Gullielmus, Crucifix --
Northern French stained glass artist, The ascension of Christ --
Central France, Luxuria --
Magdeburg Workshop, Bronze door in Novgorod --
Southern England, The scribe Eadwine --
Northwest Germany, Portrait of Emperor Frederick I (Cappenberg head) --
Master Mateo, Pórtico de la Gloria --
Western Germany, Maiestas Domini --
Spanish or French artist, Christ Pantocrator --
Italian mosaicists, Ascension cupola --
Nicolas of Verdun, Samson and the lions --
Lower Saxon illuminator, Coronation of Henry and Mathilda --
Presbyter Martinus, Madonna --
South Tyrol, Annunciation to the Virgin and the visitation --
Anonymous illuminator, On whales --
Lower Saxon artist, The sleeping Jesse.
Series Title: Basic genre.
Other Titles: Romanesque
Responsibility: Norbert Wolf.


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