ISBN-10:
0300074522
ISBN-13:
2900300074528
Pub. Date:
10/28/1998
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Gothic Sculpture, 1140-1300 / Edition 1

Gothic Sculpture, 1140-1300 / Edition 1

by Paul Williamson
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    ISBN-13: 2900300074528
    Publisher: Yale University Press
    Publication date: 10/28/1998
    Series: The Yale University Press Pelican Histor
    Edition description: Reprint
    Pages: 316
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author


    Paul Williamson is curator of sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

    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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