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ARTH 303/W2 Medieval Art, Professor Joanne Allen

Search Terms for Medieval Art

In medieval art, we often do not have an artist's name to search on.  It may help to think of terms related to the critical tools and analysis methods of art history:

Media:  granite sculpture, panel painting, manuscript, metalwork, ivory carving, stained glass

Historical Context, Place:  France, Paris, Europe

Historical Context, Time:  12th century, twelfth century, 900s

Social Context:  church art, portraiture, patronage

Style:  romanesque, gothic, international style

Iconography:  virgin mary, king david, susanna and the elders, the nativity