Early Medieval Art: Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque

Early Medieval Art Carolingian Ottonian Romanesque Beginning with the coronation of Charlemagne as Emperor of the West in A D John Beckwith guides us through the architecture painting sculpture illuminations and ivories of the three great peri

  • Title: Early Medieval Art: Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque
  • Author: John Beckwith
  • ISBN: 9780500200193
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Beginning with the coronation of Charlemagne as Emperor of the West in A.D 800, John Beckwith guides us through the architecture, painting, sculpture, illuminations and ivories of the three great periods of early medieval art The Ottonian period, perhaps best known for the great center of art and craftsmanship attached to the court, presented an artistic style which hadBeginning with the coronation of Charlemagne as Emperor of the West in A.D 800, John Beckwith guides us through the architecture, painting, sculpture, illuminations and ivories of the three great periods of early medieval art The Ottonian period, perhaps best known for the great center of art and craftsmanship attached to the court, presented an artistic style which had developed from early Christian and Carolingian sources a style which was the gateway to the great artistic revival in the eleventh and twelfth centuries the Romanesque period 206 illus 53 in color.

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    1 thought on “Early Medieval Art: Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque”

    1. This book is fantastically written and is very insightful, was very helpful for my studies. The different examples are blended into each other beautifully and each is explained in detail. It's a great read, not too difficult although not easy. I would like to point out, however, that I thought the chapters were a bit too long, considering that there were only three of them. I understand that they explained Carolingian, Ottionian and Romanesque respectively, however I found it more challenging to [...]

    2. Praeger World of Art Paperback, Thames and Hudson, 1964. Coherent, orderly commentary splits subject into three divisions: 1) REVIVAL OF IMPERIAL TRADITION, 2) Consolidation of Imperial Tradition, and 3) Diffusion and Development. Always helpful to recall that someone living in the middle of Europe in the 11th century, if asked, would probably say he was a citizen of Rome.

    3. Une bonne synthèse sur cette période charnière de l'histoire de l'art, avec un belle couverture photo (dans l'édition française de 1993).

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