Spanish art and architecture:
The Romanesque Period
During the Romanesque period (11th–12th cent.) Christian Spain in general exhibited characteristics common to the Romanesque style of Europe, but with traces of Middle Eastern influence. The cathedral at Santiago de Compostela (11th–12th cent.) reveals striking analogies in both architecture and sculpture to Burgundian works.
Sections in this article:
- Early Works
- Moorish and Asturian Influences
- The Romanesque Period
- The Gothic Period: Architecture
- The Gothic Period: Art
- The Renaissance and Mannerism
- The Baroque Period
- The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Classic, Romantic, and Modern
- The Decorative Arts
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