Romanesque painters

France, 1958

Film
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Describes the work of the 11th century Romanesque painters whose work covered the walls and ceilings of the churches in late mediaeval France, giving an account of the subjects depicted and the techniques used. Explains that the artists attempted to create a link of universal symbols between the world of God and the world of man intended as a catechism for the illiterate.

Credits

director

Rene Marjac

production company

L'Atelier du Film

Language

English

Duration

00:11:15:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28036

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and religion

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Medieval

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Romanesque

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Christian art and symbolism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, French

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Art - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - France

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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