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Gothic Sculpture, 1140-1300 / Edition 1
     

Gothic Sculpture, 1140-1300 / Edition 1

by Paul Williamson
 

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ISBN-10: 0300074522

ISBN-13: 9780300074529

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

This beautiful and authoritative book is the first to examine the development of Gothic sculpture throughout Europe. It discusses not only the most famous monuments-such as the cathedrals of Chartres, Amiens, and Reims, Westminster Abbey, and the Siena Duomo-but also less familiar buildings in France, England, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Scandinavia. Numerous

Overview

This beautiful and authoritative book is the first to examine the development of Gothic sculpture throughout Europe. It discusses not only the most famous monuments-such as the cathedrals of Chartres, Amiens, and Reims, Westminster Abbey, and the Siena Duomo-but also less familiar buildings in France, England, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Scandinavia. Numerous illustrations-including photographs taken specially for the book-accompany the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300074529
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Series:
The Yale University Press Pelican Histor
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface viii(2)
Maps
x
INTRODUCTION 1(10)
The context of Gothic sculpture 1(3)
The making of Gothic sculpture 4(7)
PART ONE: THE TRANSITION FROM ROMANESQUE, AND EARLY GOTHIC 11(130)
1. France c. 1140-1230
11(56)
Abbot Sugar and Saint-Denis
11(3)
Chartres Royal Portal and related monuments
14(8)
The Portail Sainte-Anne at Notre-Dame, Paris
22(3)
Saint-Denis and goldsmiths' work, Senlis and related sculptures
25(6)
Sens
31(4)
Laon and Braine
35(2)
The Chartres transepts
37(10)
Sculpture at the beginning of the thirteenth century and the influence of the Antique
47(1)
The central and north portals of Notre-Dame, Paris
48(4)
Tomb sculpture
52(2)
Strasbourg and French links with the Holy Roman Empire
54(5)
The earliest figures on the west facade, the choir and the north transept portals of Reims Cathedral
59(8)
2. The Holy Roman Empire 1160-1240
67(35)
Introduction
67(1)
Cologne and the Lower Rhine
67(4)
The Meuse Valley
71(2)
The Middle and Upper Rhine
73(2)
Saxony
75(14)
Westphalia
89(2)
Bamberg
91(7)
On the fringes of the Empire
98(4)
3. England 1160-1240
102(13)
Early influences from France 1140-80
102(3)
York
105(1)
The West Country
105(8)
Wood sculpture
113(2)
4. Scandinavia 1170-1240
115(3)
5. Spain 1170-1230
118(7)
Introduction
118(1)
The Portico de la Gloria at Santiago de Compostela and contemporary sculpture
118(5)
The Tuy portal and sculpture in the first third of the thirteenth century
123(2)
6. Italy 1180-1250
125(16)
Introduction
125(1)
Benedetto Antelami and followers
125(3)
French influence at Genoa, Vezzolano and Padua
128(2)
Venice and Trogir
130(1)
Tuscany
131(2)
Wood sculpture in Central Italy
133(1)
Rome, Southern Italy and Frederick II
134(7)
PART TWO: MATURE GOTHIC 141(123)
7. France 1230-1300
141(33)
The Amiens west portals and related sculptures
141(4)
Parisian sculpture 1240-65
145(10)
Bourges Cathedral
155(1)
The west facade of Reims Cathedral
156(4)
Burgundy
160(3)
Poitiers, the South West and Carcassonne
163(3)
Normandy
166(4)
Sculpture up to 1300
170(4)
8. The Holy Roman Empire 1240-1300
174(26)
Introduction
174(1)
The Magdeburg Rider and sculpture in the Cathedral
174(3)
The workshop of the so-called Naumburg Master at Mainz, Naumburg and Meissen
177(9)
Lorraine and the Upper Rhine around the middle of the thirteenth century
186(3)
Five German effigies, c.1250-75
189(3)
The 'Erminoldmeister' and sculpture in South Germany around 1280
192(1)
The Strasbourg west facade and Upper Rhenish sculpture, 1280-1300
193(2)
Cologne and Marburg at the end of the thirteenth century
195(3)
Central Europe
198(2)
9. England 1240-1300
200(20)
Westminster Abbey, 1246-59
200(7)
The Judgement porch and Angel choir at Lincoln Cathedral
207(3)
Tombs in the third quarter of the thirteenth century
210(1)
Sculpture for exteriors-Salisbury and Lichfield
211(1)
Sculpture for interiors-the chapter houses at Salisbury, York and Southwell
212(1)
A knight in Dorchester
213(1)
The patronage of Edward I at Westminster and the Eleanor Crosses
214(6)
10. Scandinavia 1240-1300
220(5)
11. Spain 1230-1300
225(18)
Introduction
225(1)
Burgos
225(5)
Leon
230(4)
The spread of the Burgos and Leon styles in the second half of the thirteenth century
234(4)
Avila, Toledo and Vitoria: sculpture at the end of the thirteenth century
238(5)
12. Italy 1250-1300
243(21)
Introduction
243(1)
Nicola Pisano, the Pisa Baptistery pulpit and the portal at San Martino, Lucca
243(3)
The Arca di San Domenico in Bologna and the Siena pulpit
246(4)
The Fontana Maggiore in Perugia
250(2)
Arnolfo di Cambio in Rome, Perugia and Orvieto
252(5)
The facade sculpture of Florence Cathedral
257(2)
Large and small: the Siena Duomo facade, Giovanni Pisano's work in ivory and wood, and the Pistoia pulpit
259(5)
Glossary 264(1)
Notes 265(27)
Select Bibliography 292(3)
Index 295(7)
Photographic Acknowledgements 302

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