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Romanesque & Gothic Architecture

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  1. Romanesque & Gothic Architecture

  2. Church of St. Etienne Caen, France Canterbury CathedralCanterbury, England

  3. Romanesque Architecture • “Descended from Roman” • Emerged around 1000 and lasted until roughly 1150 • Characteristics: • Massive, thick walls • Grounded, Earthly appearance • Round arches • Barrel vaults • Large towers • Small windows

  4. Church of St. Sernin Toulouse, France

  5. Gothic Architecture • “Gothic” is a Renaissance invention to insult the style. • Gothic originally termed “French Style” • Style of the High Middle Ages in Northern Europe. • Characteristics: • Flying buttresses • Vertical emphasis • Pointed arches (ogival) • Ribbed vaults • Large windows/Light • Stained glass windows

  6. Abbot Suger • 1085 – 1151 Redesigned Church of Saint-Denis in Paris • First Gothic structure • King of France proclaimed that this would be the model for future churches

  7. Abbott Suger and the Gothic Style • Technical innovation: glass walls • Light: analogy to God’s spiritual being • Created Gothic framework of soaring lines; metaphor for God’s world.

  8. Cathedral of Orvieto, Italy

  9. Pisa Cathedral Pisa, Italy

  10. Cathedral of Notre Dame Paris, France

  11. Chartres Cathedral Chartres, France

  12. Chartres:1194-1240 • Chartres surpassed all others: perfection of design, stained glass and sculpture. • Relic: Mary’s tunic • Floor plan: basic Latin Cross but with broader portals on north and south • Still has the all of its original glass

  13. Chartres

  14. Duomo Milan, Italy