One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture.  A very good text about it can be read here.

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture. A very good text about it can be read here.

Romanesque Architecture  Church of Sainte-Foy, Conques  ca. 1052-1130  Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History   The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Romanesque Architecture Church of Sainte-Foy, Conques ca. 1052-1130 Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Romanesque art in Abbey of St Pere of Burgal, Catalonia, Spain.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Romanesque art in Abbey of St Pere of Burgal, Catalonia, Spain. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Plan de la basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse. XIe-XIIe siècle.  Plan typique d'une église de pèlerinage: avec entre autres, une nef à cinq vaisseaux (nef principale et double bas-côtés), un chevet à déambulatoire et chapelles rayonnantes.

Plan de la basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse. XIe-XIIe siècle. Plan typique d'une église de pèlerinage: avec entre autres, une nef à cinq vaisseaux (nef principale et double bas-côtés), un chevet à déambulatoire et chapelles rayonnantes.

Romanesque Art and Architecture  Church of Saint-Pierre-sur-Dordogne  ca.1140  Tympanum- Last Judgement  Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History| The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Romanesque Art and Architecture Church of Saint-Pierre-sur-Dordogne ca.1140 Tympanum- Last Judgement Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History| The Metropolitan Museum of Art

exterior of Basilique St-Sernin, Toulouse, Romanesque art and architecture

exterior of Basilique St-Sernin, Toulouse, Romanesque art and architecture

Romanesque style - is marked by great variation in decoration.  The carvings are very geometric and appear above the portal (archway) into a cathedral.  Note the columns are slender with a smallish capital.  The capital does have some carving at the top that is very detailed.

Romanesque style - is marked by great variation in decoration. The carvings are very geometric and appear above the portal (archway) into a cathedral. Note the columns are slender with a smallish capital. The capital does have some carving at the top that is very detailed.

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