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Saturday, April 17, 2004

Sculpture, Western, Romanesque

The term Romanesque - coined in 1818 - denotes in art the medieval synthesis of the widespread Roman architectural and artistic heritage and various regional influences, such as Teutonic, Scandinavian, Byzantine, and Muslim. Although derived primarily from the remains of a highly centralized imperial culture, the Romanesque flowered during a period of fragmented

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