Romanesque frescoes of the Virgin Mary and Peter from the church of Sant Roma de les Bons, painted around 1164, Encamp, Andorra. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona. MNAC 15783

Romanesque frescoes of the Virgin Mary and Peter from the church of Sant Roma de les Bons, painted around Encamp, Andorra. National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona.

Romanesque limestone depiction of Christ. This masterpiece was created during the Romanesque art period and shows Jesus holding a lamb in his arms to show that he cares for us, just like the lamb as we are the sheep and he is our Shepard.

Romanesque limestone depiction of Christ. This masterpiece was created during the Romanesque art period and shows Jesus holding a lamb in His arms - He cares for us, just like the lamb as we are the sheep and He is the Good Shepherd.

Romanesque jambs by Master Mateo of Portico de la Gloria at the Cathedral, Santiago de Comopostela .

mediumaevum: “ Master Mateo (active Portico de la Gloria Stone Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela Source and brief info about Romanesque art … ”

San Isidoro de León. Pintura Románica. Siglo XII http://aprendersociales.blogspot.com.es/2009/12/las-pinturas-de-san-isidoro-de-leon.html

San Isidoro de León (o Real Colegiata Basílica San Isidoro) - (León, España).

Romanesque art from the MNAC collection Source: 0rpheus http://beverleyshiller.tumblr.com/post/21381656819/0rpheus-guys-got-wings-must-be-an-angel

“ Guy’s got wings, must be an angel… Romanesque art from the MNAC collection ”

A beginner's guide to Romanesque art | Romanesque | Latin (Western) Europe | Art of Medieval Europe | Khan Academy

Calling of St. Peter and St. Andrew, Sant Pere de Rodes monstery, c Spain

Siren (mermaid) playing violin    painted wooden ceiling from 1109 to 1114 in the romanesque St. Martin Church, Zillis, Grisons, Switzerland,

Siren (mermaid) playing violin painted wooden ceiling from 1109 to 1114 in the romanesque St. Martin Church, Zillis, Grisons, Switzerland - "paganism" in churches

Unit 2  Romanesque-This shows the diaphragm arches that were popular in the Romanesque time period. We can also see the groin vaulting of the ceiling and the smaller columns which are representative of the era. I love the monotone color and simple features of this church. Beautiful!

ERHEEN With its sculpted capitals and portal, the Madeleine of Vézelay – a monastic church – is a masterpiece of Burgundian Romanesque art and architecture.

Virgen de Montserrat, late 12th century, romanesque sculpture in wood, Catalonia's patron saint, Spain.

Verge de Montserrat, late century, Romanesque sculpture in wood, Catalonia's patron saint, Barcelona.

Miniatures of the twelve Zodiac signs from the elaborately illuminated Hunterian Psalter, cca. 1170 England. This manuscript is a splendid example of Romanesque book art.

Zodiaco - The Hunterian Psalter. century England - Miniatures of the twelve Zodiac signs from the elaborately illuminated Hunterian Psalter, cca. This manuscript is a splendid example of Romanesque book art.

Romanesque art in Abbey of St Pere of Burgal, Catalonia, Spain.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

FRESCO: Romanesque art in Abbey of St Pere of Burgal, Catalonia, Spain. Fresoes remained a popular method of decoration in Italy and Spain but was not practical in the cold, damp stone churches of Northern Europe.

The Stavelot Triptych (1156) (Central Panel) Morgan Library & Museum, New York. This medieval reliquary made of gold and enamel, which housed pieces of the True Cross, was created by Mosan goldsmiths at Stavelot Abbey in Belgium.

The Stavelot Triptych (Central Panel) Morgan Library & Museum, New York. This medieval reliquary made of gold and enamel, which housed pieces of the True Cross, was created by Mosan goldsmiths at Stavelot Abbey in Belgium.

Before the invention of mechanical printing, books were handmade objects, treasured as works of art and as symbols of enduring knowledge. Indeed, in the Middle Ages, the book becomes an attribute of God. The Art of the Book in the Middle Ages | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion, Icon carved about in Constantinople; setting made before 1085 Spanish; From the Convent of Santa Cruz de la Serós.

The "Morgan Leaf", detached from the Winchester Bible of 1160-75. Scenes from the life of David.

Morgan Leaf, from Winchester Bible circa 1160 ~ Romanesque art refers to the art of Europe from approximately 1000 AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the century, or later, depending on region.

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