Medieval Sculpture in the "Apostle" and "Madonna and Child" Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Medieval Sculpture in the "Apostle" and "Madonna and Child"
An analysis of medieval sculpture in the "Apostle" and "Madonna and Child".
# 135731 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Art (Sculpture)

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The paper analyzes the various aspects of lighting, form, movement, texture, and volumetric in this formal analysis of the "Apostle" and "Madonna and Child". The paper discusses how by understanding the means in which limestone makes such detail possible in sculpture, the highly detailed relief of the chisel work reflects a divinity of lighting and movement for these religious icons. The paper looks at how the textural application of these sculptures identifies them as decorative embellishments for greater architectural form.

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