Leonesque Romanesque and southern France.

by Arthur Kingsley Porter

Publisher: College Art Association of America in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 250 Downloads: 730
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  • Gómez-Moreno, Manuel, -- 1870-1970.,
  • Art, Romanesque,
  • Art -- Spain -- León (Province)
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 235-250 :
Number of Pages250
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ROMANESQUE PERIOD. Architecture. Two forces affected the development of church architecture in France from the 10th to the 12th was the growth of large, wealthy monastic orders, and the other was a rapid increase in the number of religious pilgrimages to holy shrines.

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COOK, «The Earliest Painted Panels of Catalonia», The Art Bulletin, X/2.