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Studio and Garden: At The Cloisters: Sculpture
Nov 15, 2011. entranced, captivated, by the sculpture collection at the Cloisters. . Torso of Christ; France, Auvergne, late 12th century; poplar, gesso, paint, .
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Oct 9, 2010 . Description, Torso of Christ from a Deposition, late 12th century . The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection, 1925 .
ART; THE CLOISTERS: NEW TREASURES AND PLEASURES ...
May 15, 1988 . My first knowledge of a place called the Cloisters came with a part-time . walls and treasures, Barnard attempted to set up his own cloister museum, . First, the Christ torso - once a scarecrow -a French wood carving of the .
Claus Sluter (Dutch sculptor) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
In 1395 he began the Calvary group for the cloister and in 1396 brought to Dijon his . The head and torso fragment of Christ from the Calvary reveal a power and . are in the Cleveland Museum of Art, and one is in a French private collection.
. of various New York museum sites, the most relevant for us being THE CLOISTERS. Housed here are THE UNICORN TAPESTRIES, the set of seven depicting the hunt of the unicorn. . The walnut is a symbol for Christ: the outer sheath = Christ's flesh, the shell = the . A hawthorn brushes against the unicorn's torso.
Well of Moses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Situated in the central courtyard of what was then the main cloister, the . Only fragments of the Crucifixion survive, including the head and torso of Christ; they .
Monsters, Corporeal Deformities, and Phantasms in the Cloister of ...
human torsos (Figs. 5-7), "filthy . Bernard's attack on monstrous imagery in the cloister formed part of a . In order to set the monstrous and deformed in context, it is essential to . prelapsarian innocence and his identity with Christ, this ideal .
Monsters in Medieval Art | Art at the Cloisters, New York | Fantastic ...
An exploration of the depiction of monsters in art at the Cloisters in NYC. . which houses the Metropolitan Museum's collection of European Medieval art. . man- like with its face, arms, torso and legs, but monster-like with its beastly body parts. . campaigns waged by Christians against non-Christians in the 16th Century.
Special Exhibition Review - Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Art
Charles T. Little, The Met's Curator of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, along with . To have disfigured a sculpture's visage or removed a head entirely from its torso . were statues of 28 Old Testament kings of Judah, ancestors of Jesus Christ.
Middle Ages is the wealth of its collection of Parisian. Romanesque . demonstrated by the museum collection. . transformation of bread into Christ's flesh and wine into his blood), in . probably the cloister, the torso of a prophet (Q. Cl. 23604) .
In 1395 he began the Calvary group for the cloister and in 1396 brought to Dijon his . though begun by Marville, must have been redesigned by Sluter, who set the . The head and torso fragment of Christ from the Calvary reveal a power and .
A Beautiful Madonna in the Cloisters Collection
hanchement or s-curve stance and holds the naked Christ child in her arms . Collection, 65.2I5.2 . torso in a generous arching fold forming the so-called false .
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Search the Collections
Results 1 - 15 of 15 . Browse Highlights from the Collections. Browse collection highlights selected by curators from the . Torso of Christ from a Deposition .