Medieval Studies 1022 Lecture Notes - Milan Cathedral, Multilinear Map, Fan Vault

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Lecture 25
April 10, 2013
-revised version of the review
>Syon Cope
-luxury items
-reflects tympanum images
-kinetic experience of cathedral
-wool and metallic threads
-female artistry
>Flamboyant Style
-later gothic
-Beauvais cathedral even more elaborate
>Black Death, 1348-49
-1/3 of Europe’s population was killed off
-therefore no commissioners or workers
-economic trading links were lost
-not much building so smaller scale
-shift towards personal
>100 Years War 1337-1453
-England and northern Europe
-loss of communication
-all related through marriage
-gothic never died out in England
-but did in Italy
-Wells Cathedral
-like a reliquary
-interior way different than French
>Gloucester Cathedral
-layering of cultures and styles
-Anglo-Norman
-choir:
-English flamboyant style
-remodeled with lacy tracery
-net vaults
-multi-linear
-3 ridge ribs
-cloister: 1370-1412
-not really vaults cone shapes
-new system of ‘vaulting’
-fan vault
-layers of tracery cut back
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