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High Gothic Sculpture at Chartres Cathedral, the Tomb of the Count of Joigny, and the Master of the Warrior Saints


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ContentsList of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1 The Tomb of Count Guillaume I in the Priory of Notre-Dame in Joigny2 Beyond the Tomb: Implications of a Stylistic Analysis of the Count's Tomb3 The Context of the Porches of Chartres Cathedral4 The South Transept Porch of Chartres Cathedral5 The North Transept Porch of Chartres Cathedral6 The Coronation Portal at Longpont-sur-OrgeConclusionAppendix 1 An Iconographic Conundrum: Saint Theodore and Saint GeorgeAppendix 2 The Iconography of the South Transept PorchAppendix 3 The Iconography of the North Transept PorchList of AbbreviationsNotesSelected BibliographyIndex

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Anne McGee Morganstern is Professor Emerita of the History of Art at Ohio State University. She is the author of Gothic Tombs of Kinship in France, the Low Countries, and England (Penn State, 1999).


"Anne McGee Morganstern's new book reconstructs the history of the tomb of Count Guillaume de Joigny in an impressively meticulous fashion. It is a genuine and significant addition to the literature."-Walter Cahn, Yale University

"In her thoughtful and thorough High Gothic Sculpture at Chartres Cathedral, the Tomb of the Count of Joigny, and the Master of the Warrior Saints, Anne McGee Morganstern reassesses the much-studied sculpture of the Chartres south transept through innovative comparisons with the tomb sculpture of Count Guillaume de Joigny. These investigations clarify the nature of the sculptural workshop during the thirteenth century, an issue of vital importance to all who study medieval art. Additionally, she revitalizes the method of stylistic analysis in a way that is useful to twenty-first-century readers. This book is a significant contribution to the study of Gothic sculpture."-Susan Leibacher Ward, Rhode Island School of Design, co-director of the Census of Gothic Sculpture in America

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