Medieval Studies 1022 Lecture Notes - Exeter Cathedral, Mainz Cathedral, Rose Window

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March 20, 2013
Lecture 22
>Lincoln Cathedral, 1190s-1280, England
-on a hill
-dramatic and in a medieval flavored town
-screen façade doesn’t show inside plan, HUGE
-exterior = applique work, would’ve been coloured
-wider than height, flat end
-English love the horizontal
-no sculpted portals but large entrance emphasis
-blind arcading and tracery
-plan = lengthy
-double transept
-no ambulatory
-crazy vaults in multi-colours
-complex
-75 ft high
-interior = odd
-3 part nave elevation
-emphasis on the horizontal moldings
-play of different coloured stones
-choir screen organ on top
-crazy vaults rib vaults
-quadripartite vaults
-extra ribs for decoration
-extra ribs called tiercerons
-British love to multiply lines
-spine rib through center
-bosses to cover uneven joints
-way more ornamental than France cathedrals
>East end
-angel choir
-every surface in movement
-rich ornamentation
-whole east covered in stained glass
-whole place encrusted ins sculpture
-very lavish
>Line of migration era
-different materials and different schools of thought
-Lincoln is important in this
>Exeter Cathedral , 1265-1520, England
-exterior = bar tracery
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