Medieval Romanesque Church of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, France

The romanesque church of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère was constructed in the century. Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, situated on the Vézère River (a tributary of the Dordogne), is listed as one of "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France.

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 monastic church – is a masterpiece of Burgundian Romanesque art and architecture.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church built in Romanesque revival style.Shreveport,LA.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church built in Romanesque revival style.

Romanesque stone vaulting Graphic History of Architecture by John Mansbridge

Romanesque stone vaulting Graphic History of Architecture by John Mansbridge. His use of many types of arches vaulted architecture to an even high level than ever before.

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.

Richardsonian Romanesque styled church in Back Bay area of Boston.

(Trinity Church) Richardsonian Romanesque styled church in Back Bay area of Boston.

Aerial circular view of the ruins of the pre-Romanesque church in Bijela Lokva Oslje, Dalmatia, Croatia

Aerial circular view of the ruins of the pre-Romanesque church in Bijela Lokva Oslje, Dalmatia, Croatia

The Romanesque Architecture of Medieval Europe

The Romanesque Architecture of Medieval Europe

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