A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe

Conrad Rudolph
John Wiley & Sons, 8 de fev. de 2019 - 1040 páginas

A fully updated and comprehensive companion to Romanesque and Gothic art history

This definitive reference brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe and provides a clear analytical survey of what is happening in this major area of Western art history. The volume comprises original theoretical, historical, and historiographic essays written by renowned and emergent scholars who discuss the vibrancy of medieval art from both thematic and sub-disciplinary perspectives.

Part of the Blackwell Companions to Art History, A Companion to Medieval Art, Second Edition features an international and ambitious range of contributions covering reception, formalism, Gregory the Great, pilgrimage art, gender, patronage, marginalized images, the concept of spolia, manuscript illumination, stained glass, Cistercian architecture, art of the crusader states, and more.

  • Newly revised edition of a highly successful companion, including 11 new articles
  • Comprehensive coverage ranging from vision, materiality, and the artist through to architecture, sculpture, and painting
  • Contains full-color illustrations throughout, plus notes on the book’s many distinguished contributors

A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe, Second Edition is an exciting and varied study that provides essential reading for students and teachers of Medieval art.


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Series Editors Preface
A Sense of Loss An Overview of the Historiography
Artifex and Opifex The Medieval Artist
Materials Materia Materiality
Material Memoria
Reception of Images by Medieval Viewers
Modern Origins of Romanesque Sculpture
The Study of Gothic Architecture
France Germany and the Historiography of Gothic Sculpture
The Case of France
Gothic Illumination c 1190 to the Early
German Manuscript Illumination in the Thirteenth Century
Glazing Medieval Buildings

Narrative Narratology and Meaning
Gender and Medieval
Gregory the Great and Image Theory in Northern Europe During
Art and Exegesis
Whodunnit? Patronage the Canon and the Problematics of Agency
Collecting and Display
The Concept of Spolia
The Monstrous
Making Sense of Marginalized Images in Manuscripts and Religious
Definitions and Explanations of the Romanesque Style
Romanesque Sculpture in Northern Europe
Toward a Historiography of the Sumptuous Arts
The Art and Architecture of the Crusader States
Gothic in the Latin East
Art and Liturgy in the Middle Ages
Design Structure and Construction
Sculptural Programs
The Art and Architecture of Female Monasticism
Cistercian Architecture
Medieval Art Collections
The Modern Medieval Museum
List of Illustrations
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Conrad Rudolph is Professor of Medieval Art at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of Violence and Daily Life: Reading, Art, and Polemics in the Cîteaux Moralia in Job (1997) and Pilgrimage to the End of the World: The Road to Santiago de Compostela (2004).

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