Medieval Manuscripts and Sculpture

Report
Medieval Manuscripts and
Sculpture
Oct. 16, 2012
Santa Sabina Rome, 423-432
Notre Dame Cathedral Amiens, c. 1220-1226
c
Riace warrior, ca. 450
BCE
Icon of Christ, Monastery of St.
Catherine, Sinai, Egypt, 6th century
CE
Messianism: Maitreya & Jesus
How is religious imagery altered
when it comes into contact with a
group that has a different idea of
art?
1. Northern European Art before
Christianity
Helmet and sword hilt from Sutton Hoo ship burial, 7th
century
Unexcavated mound, south of England
Outline of the Sutton
Hoo ship, excavated
in 1939
Oseberg ship burial, c. 825
Purse lid, Sutton Hoo ship burial, 7th century
Coins from purse, Sutton Hoo
ship burial, 7th century
Purse lid and detail,
Sutton Hoo ship
burial, 7th century
Purse lid and detail, Sutton Hoo
ship burial, 7th century
Riace Warrior, ca. 450
B.C.E.
Hinged clasp, Sutton
Hoo ship burial, 7th
century
Hinged clasp, detail,
Sutton Hoo ship burial,
7th century
Mosque
Lamp,
Egypt or
Syria, ca.
1340
II. The Introduction of
Christianity--manuscripts
Rossano Gospels, 6th
century, Apostle Mark,
fol. 121 r
Medieval pen types: quill, and reed
Rossano Gospels, 6th
century, Apostle Mark,
fol. 121 r
Rossano Gospels, 6th century, fol. 3 r
Rossano Gospels, 6th
century, fol. 3 r
Book of Kells, early 9th century, fol. 34 r
Hinged clasp, detail, Sutton
Hoo ship burial, 7th
century
Book of Durrow, Carpet page, 2nd half of
the 7th century
Detail, chi rho, Book of
Kells, early 9th century,
fol. 34 r
Detail from a hanging bowl,
Sutton Hoo ship burial, 7th
century
Hinged clasp, detail, Sutton Hoo
ship burial, 7th century
Carpet page from the Lindisfarne
Gospels, before 698 f. 2 verso
III. Celtic Gospel Books
The Lindisfarne Gospels, before 698 f. 2 verso, f. 3
recto
Matthew’s Gospel
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Evangelist—symbol or portrait
Carpet page: page of decorative designs
Text: Liber generationis
English: The book of generations
Matthew 1:18: Christi autem generatio”
“Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way”
Christi abbreviated as chi rho
Book of Lindisfarne, f 25v and 26
r, before 698
The Lindisfarne Gospels, before 698, f 26 v
and 27 r
The Lindisfarne Gospels, before 698, f 28 v
and 29r
Chi rho, sarcophagus
Symbols of the Four Evangelists, Book of
Kells, early 9th century, f. 27 v and f. 28 r
Matthew and Liber generationis, Book of Kells, early 9th century, f. 28 v and
29 r
List of Christ’s genealogy from
Luke, f. 200v, similar to f. 29 v
through 32 r, Book of Kells, early
9th century
Christ and carpet page, Book of Kells, early 9th
century, f. 32 v and 33 r.
Chi rho Book of Kells, early 9th century, fol. 33 v and 34 r
Detail, Chi rho page, Book of Kells, 34
r, early 9th century
Detail, Chi rho page, Book of Kells, 34 r, early 9th
century
Book of Kells, early 9th century, fol. 34 r
The Blessing Christ, 1st half of the 6th century
IV. Romanesque Sculpture
Trumeau Souillac, France, c.
Book of Durrow, Carpet page, 2nd
half of the 7th century
Trumeau detail, Souillac,
France, c. 1125
East end with
radiating chapels,
Saint-Sernin,
Toulouse, c. 10801120
Plan, Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, c.
1080-1120
Moissac Cloister, figure of
Durandus the abbot, ca.
1100
Tympanum, Autun Cathedral, France, c.
1130
Plan of Autun Cathedral, France, c. 1130
Eve, lintel, Autun Cathedral, France, c.
1130
Eve, lintel, Autun Cathedral, France, c.
1130
Capitoline Venus, Roman, ca. 200 (Rome
Capitoline)
V. Gothic Sculpture and stained
glass
A coda
Notre Dame, Chartres, 1194-1227
Window with
Virgin and Child,
Notre Dame
Chartres, c. 1230
Annunciation, Chartres Cathedral, c.
1180
Annuniation, Notre Dame, Reims
Cathedral, ca. 1230-55
Eve, lintel, Autun Cathedral, France, c. 1130
Virgin Mary, Notre Dame,
Reims Cathedral, ca. 1230
Adam and Eve and the Annunciation, Très riches heures of the Duke of Berry,
Limbourg Brothers, 1411-1416, Musée de Condé, Chantilly France
Eve, lintel, Autun Cathedral, France, c.
1130
Chi rho Book of Kells, early 9th
century, fol. 34 r

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