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Reims Cathedral
West Facade
Reims France
1225-1290
~French King Coronations
~Funnel portal
~Kings and Queens were at the top & 2X size, closer to god
Instead of a Timpanum, rose windows

Saint Denis - Ambulatory and radiating chapels
France
Began 1140
~collective ideas from: St. Etienne & St. Sernin
~Abott Sugar
~started the Gothic style

Chartres Cathedral
West Facade
Chartres, France
Begun 1145, rebuilt after 1194
~Rose window is 30 ft across
~Queen of France commissioned

Chartres Cathedral
Royal Portal
Chartres, France
1145-1155
~Timpanum:
L: The assention: Jesus is lifted to the heavens
M: Judgment day. Surrounded by old & new testament & prophecy of the future
R: Virgin Mary with baby Jesus

Chartres Cathedral
Old Testament Kings and Queens
Royal Portal
1145

Notre-Dame
Paris, France
1163-1225
~Seat of the Bishop
~in the 'island of the city'
~horizontal cut towers (French style)
~Kings & Queens are on the wall column, not on the doorjam

Reims Cathedral
Visitation
Reims, France
1230
~Mary sees Elizabeth and both find they are pregnant

Saint-Chapelle
Paris, France
1243-1248
~for kings and his relics
~blue royal color of France
~Renaissance style- Ray of Light
~Ribbed vault -gold leaf symbolizes or looks like rays of light

Saint-Chapelle
Paris, France
1243-1248
~for kings and his relics
~blue royal color of France
~Renaissance style- Ray of Light
~Ribbed vault -gold leaf symbolizes or looks like rays of light

Notre-Dame
Virgin of Paris
Paris, France
1300
~beautiful madonna
~dressed in a contemporary style
~plucked forehead & eyebrows - fashion at the time
~Clothing is not touching her body
~S curve body shape

Naumburg Cathedral
Donor Portraits
Naumburg, Germany
1250
~Ekkehard and his wife Uta set an endowment for the church
~ portrait sculpture-unique features, not idealized

Rotgen Pieta
Rhineland, Germany
1300-1325
~During the plague
~Pieta: images of pity

Annunciation and Nativity, Pulpit
Nicola Pisano
Pisa Cathedral, Italy
1260

Madonna Enthroned
Giotto di Bondone
Florence, Italy
1310
~has more perspective
~shadows & light
~Father of the Renaissance

Lamentation
Giotto di Bondone
Arena Chapel
Padua, Italy
1305
~from the story of Jesus
~commissioned a family chapel to paint interior

Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints
Duccio di Buoninsegna
1308
Maesta, Siena
~Byzantine style: lots of gold and lapid lazuri
~very stiff poses
~wanted to interject some naturalism
(play of light, virgin mary's face shaded)

Annunciation
Simone Martini
1333
~this started the International Gothic Style
~Byzantine style
~gilded, detailed
~not cheap, great weathly (beautiful dresses)
~drapery is very flowy: later pieces influence drapery to be spider-web like

Peaceful City, The Effects of Good Government
(City/Town)
Ambrogio Lorenzetti
Siena, Italy
1338-1139
~Government Hall commissioned

Peaceful City, The Effects of Good Government
(country)
Ambrogio Lorenzetti
Siena, Italy
1338-1139

Well of Moses
Claus Sluter
Dijon, France
1400
~Moses holding the 10 commandments
~A pair of horns, bad translation error in Hebrew (Ray of Light) in Latin it means horns

Merode Altarpiece
Robert Campin
1425-1428
~middle: Annunciation
~left: outlook of the garden, witnesses of the annunciation
~right: Joseph, Mary's husband working on a mouse trap

Ghent Altarpiece- Closed
1432
Jan van Eyck
~portraits of duke & family
~court artist

Ghent Altarpiece- Opened
~new painting style with oil instead of tempera.
~Lower: landscape extends from left->right
Skyline and landscape of Ghent Alter in the middle and a lamb on the table. Lamb symbolizes Jesus. Fountain of life closest to the middle. Above the fountain is an angel
~Upper: sanctify of Jesus, left side is Mary & right is Joseph

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