Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: May 12, 2003

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Worksheet #21
Chapter 10: Romanesque Art

In the Romanesque period, we witness a surprising revival of monumental stone sculpture. Why had freestanding statues all but disappeared from Western art after the fifth century?

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Why do we witness the revival of stone sculpture during the Romanesque period?

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Around what part of the church is Romanesque sculpture mostly located? Why?

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Compare and contrast Giselbertus' Last Judgement with The Mission of the Apostles. What do the two tympanums illustrate? Describe the general mood and feeling that is conveyed in each. What artistic elements are used to create this mood and these feelings?

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What three qualities do the two tympanums?

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