from West Tympanum in Saint-Lazare in Autun, by Gislebertus, 1120-1135. Romanesque. long thin proportion of Jesus, who is distant and removed. conceptual. story starts in lintel--waking the dead. anticipation, anxiety, trepidation. childlike figures. on left of Jesus=hell. on right=heaven. meant to scare people about fate and their life.
half-round panel that fills the space between the lintle and arch over the doorway of the church.
The body parts, clothing, or objects associated with a holy figure, such as the Buddha or Christ or a Christian saint
Formed in relief by beating a metal plate from the back, leaving the impression on the face. The metal is hammered into a hollow mold of wood or some other pliable material and finished with a graver.
(adj.) Pertaining to the empire of Charlemagne (Latin, Carolus Magnus) and his successors.
A covered walkway, outdoors (as in a church cloister) or indoors; especially the passageway around the apse and the choir of a church. In Buddhist architecture, the passageway leading around the stupa in a chaitya hall
technique in enameled decoration of metal, involving metal wire that is fixed to surface in a design. The resulting areas filled with decorative enamel.
Doors of Saint Michael
bronze, "concept of original sin." harsh style and harsh choice of subject matter
Matthew the Evangelist
Corinthian style from the Ebbo gospels- his writtings the book of Matthew. Roman style influence, trying to do illusionism, tradition of making portable objects.
Palace chapel of Charlemagne
Aachen, Germany (many changes over this time) ; central plan, octagon inside, used a a moratorium house for relics. He dies, it becomes his mausoleum, heavy style characteristics style continued.
aggressive time, roman like period, lost recipe for concrete led to looking back of Ancient Roman art and use limestone instead of concrete.
military pilgrimages that traveled to the sacred land to bring back sacred objects to Europe.
relief, repetitive figures. He doubts Christ and looks for the stigmata marks on Christ's body.
an ornamental molding or band following the curve on the underside of an arch.