Romanesque art was affected by shifting political powers following the Carolingian period and mobility during the Crusades.
Romanesque art refers to the art of Europe from the late 10th century to the rise of the Gothic style in the 13th century.
The First Romanesque style developed in the Catalan territory and demonstrated a lower level of expertise than the later Romanesque style.
The Cistercians are a Roman Catholic order whose monasteries and churches reflect one of the most beautiful styles of medieval architecture.
While Romanesque architecture tends to possess certain key features, these often vary in appearance and building material from region to region.
Architecture from the Holy Roman Empire spans from the Romanesque to the Classic eras.
The Autun Cathedral, or the Cathedral of Saint-Lazare, is a Roman Catholic cathedral and a national monument in Autun, France.
Sculpture from the Romanesque period saw advances in metalwork, enamels, and figurative friezes and scenes found in architecture.
The Batlló Majesty is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of Catalan sculptures from the 12th century.
Mary as the Throne of Wisdom was a popular biblical theme represented throughout Romanesque sculpture.
The tomb of Rudolf of Swabia is a prime example of Romanesque sculpture.
Reiner of Huy was a 12th century metalworker and sculptor to whom the baptismal font at St. Bartholomew's Church is attributed.
Many books of worship produced during the Romanesque period were characterized by illuminated manuscript.
Painting from the Romanesque era consisted of elaborate mural decorations and exquisite stained glass.
Norman architecture is a style of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans in lands under their dominion during the 11th and 12th centuries.
Norman painting, like other Romanesque painting of its time, is best demonstrated by illuminated manuscripts, wall paintings, and stained glass.
Stained glass was a significant art form from the Norman empire throughout both France and Norman-controlled England.
The nearly 230-foot long Bayeux tapestry is the best-known example of Romanesque embroidery.
Opus Anglicanum, Latin for "the English work," refers to the elaborate needlework produced in England during the Middle Ages.