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Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral

by Adolf Katzenellenbogen

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7450597M
ISBN 100393002330
ISBN 109780393002331

Miller, M., Chartres Cathedral (with photos by S. Halliday & L. Lushington). New York: Riverside Book Co., Chartres Cathedral is named the Church of Our Lady -- Notre-Dame. It houses a peculiar relic: the purported garment worn by Mary when Christ was born. Popular action-adventure video game Assassin's Creed features a climbable cathedral modelled heavily on the Chartres Cathedral. Chartres Cathedral and, especially, its labyrinth are featured in the novels "Labyrinth" and "The City of Tears" by Kate Mosse, who was educated in and is a resident of Chartres' twin city ation: Roman Catholic Church.

The anonymity of Gothic art in general and of Gothic sculpture in particular offers an obstacle to the art historian of which he himself is hardly conscious. The three great west doorways of Rheims cathedral alone contain 33 life-size and smaller figures, each of which is the product of a passionately creative mind and a fully developed. Early Gothic The sculptural program of the west façade of Chartres Cathedral proclaims the power and majesty of Jesus Christ. Which of the following elements unites all three doorways of the west portal (Portal Royal) of Chartres Cathedral? The episodes from the life of Christ are carved on the capitals.

Romanesque art is the art of Europe from approximately AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 12th century, or later, depending on region. The preceding period is known as the Pre-Romanesque period. The term was invented by 19th-century art historians, especially for Romanesque architecture, which retained many basic features of Roman architectural style – most notably round-headed. On-line Resources: In English: Notre Dame de Chartres Cathedral Website Images from throughout the cathedral. This website provides access to a comprehensive collection of images and detailed descriptions of Chartres Cathedral. En Français: Hebdocathedrale: A weekly free newsletter (in French) published by the Cathedral. Includes the weekly schedule, articles about the cathedral and a visual.


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Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral by Adolf Katzenellenbogen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral by Adolf Katzenellenbogen (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback. Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral: Christ, Mary, Ecclesia. Great book on the Gothic Cathedral at Chartres France and the carved stone sculpture on the building.

Over 60 black and white illustrations / photographs of the cathedral, architectural details, sculpture, figures, doorways, jambs, tympanum programs. Includes notes and bibliography.4/5.

THE SCULPTURAL PROGRAMS OF CHARTRES CATHEDRAL by Adolf Katzenellenbogen. Great book on the Gothic Cathedral at Chartres France and the carved stone sculpture on the building. Over 60 black and white illustrations / photographs of the cathedral, architectural details, sculpture, figures, doorways, jambs, tympanum : Adolf Katzenellenbogen.

The Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral: Christ, Mary, Ecclesia by katzenellenbogen, adolf and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Summary This chapter contains sections titled: The Beginning of the Iconographic Research of Sculptural Programs Chartres Cathedral Comparison of.

The sculptural programs of Chartres Cathedral: Christ, Mary, Ecclesia. Format Book Published Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [] Description xiv, p.

plates. 29 cm. Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. ) Bibliography: p. The sculptural programs of Chartres Cathedral by Adolf Katzenellenbogen; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cathédrale de Chartres, Gothic Sculpture.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The sculptural programs of Chartres Cathedral: Christ, Mary, Ecclesia in SearchWorks catalog.

Book Editor(s): Conrad Rudolph. Search for more papers by this author. First The Beginning of the Iconographic Research of Sculptural Programs. Chartres Cathedral. Comparison of the Romanesque and Gothic. Methodical Aspects. Notes. A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe.

Related. Chartres Cathedral Sculpture Our Lady of Chartres is par excellence a cathedral of images, both carved and painted. Portals to west, north and south are guarded and enlivened by scenes of the climactic events of the Christian faith.

Click to read more about Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral by Adolf Katzenellenbogen. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral by Adolf Katzenellenbogen/5.

Start studying Sculptural Program of Chartres Cathedral. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The author is the world's foremost authority on Chartres, and is in residence there most of the year.

He shows us the history of the cathedral and teaches us how to "read" the world-famous stained glass and sculpture, explaining the references to Scripture and the teachings of the Church. Chartres alone, of all the great medieval churches, has survived into the 20th century almost intact, not. Get this from a library.

The sculptural programs of Chartres Cathedral: Christ, Mary, Ecclesia. [Adolf Katzenellenbogen]. The west portal of Chartres Cathedral, known as the Royal Portal, was part of a campaign to beautify the cathedral, which began in the time of Bishop Ivo (reg –).

It is an integral part of a new west front made for an extension of the nave of Fulbert’s cathedral. This was done in two stages: the first, c.comprised the north.

Adolf Katzenellenbogen, The Sculptural Programs of Chartres Cathedral: Christ, Mary, Ecclesia XIV + pp., 79 ill. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, $Author: Teresa G. Frisch. Chartres Cathedral contains stained-glass windows, the feature for which it may be best known. Like the sculpture, the stained glass was intended to be educational.

The five windows of the choir hemicycle (a semicircular arrangement) relate in various ways to the Virgin Mary. The rose window in the north transept portrays figures from the. Sculptural of Programs The Chartres Mary, Christ, Cathedral: Ecclesia-ExLibrary Ecclesia-ExLibrary Cathedral: Christ, Sculptural Chartres of Mary, The Programs RARE Paperback book "The Sculptural Program of Chartres Cathedral" (S6-C2) RARE Paperback book - $ In the 13th century, Chartres Cathedral was the first in a series of "classic" cathedrals with tall windows.

The quality of its sculpted décor makes it one of the finest examples of Gothic art. The exceptional harmony between the cathedral's architecture, sculpture and stained glass windows, celebrated by Péguy and Claudel, caused it to be. The Sculptural Programs Of Chartres Cathedral; Christ * Mary * Ecclesia.

Katzenellenbogen, Adolf. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, First edition. Hardcover. pages in text. x 22 cm. 79 black and white illustrations, most full page. The sculptural decoration, and the complexity of its three facades holds a unique place among the Book Edition: First Edition.

Sculptural Program. The west façade of Chartres Cathedral has a program of three sculpted portals. The south portal displays the Incarnation Cycle and the Sedes Sapientiae. The lowest lintel depicts, from left to right, the Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, and the Annunciation to the Shepherds.In the s the sculptural decoration of many French cathedrals was destroyed, and monastic churches were stripped of their royal and noble tombs.

As a result, modern art historians have remained largely unaware of the link between architectural sculpture and monumental tomb sculpture. Some years ago, Anne Morganstern recognized the hand of a master sculptor who worked at Chartres in .Built as one of the last parts of the Romanesque Church of Chartres, the west portals, or so-called Royal Portals, are one of the few surviving parts of the earlier church incorporated into the High Gothic Church constructed after the devastating fire of These portals are the major monument of Early Gothic sculpture.