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 to show that he cares for us, just like the lamb as we are the sheep and he is our Shepard.

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

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

ERHEEN With its sculpted capitals and portal, the Madeleine of Vézelay – a 12th-century monastic church – is a masterpiece of Burgundian Romanesque art and architecture.

ERHEEN With its sculpted capitals and portal, the Madeleine of Vézelay – a 12th-century monastic church – is a masterpiece of Burgundian Romanesque art and architecture.

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

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

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture.

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture.

Romanesque style - is marked by great variation in decoration.  The carvings are very geometric and appear above the portal (archway) into a cathedral.  Note the columns are slender with a smallish capital.  The capital does have some carving at the top that is very detailed.

Romanesque style - is marked by great variation in decoration. The carvings are very geometric and appear above the portal (archway) into a cathedral. Note the columns are slender with a smallish capital. The capital does have some carving at the top that is very detailed.

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

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

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

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

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