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Sculptural Decoration
(2,079 words)

Analysts of decorative sculptural programs thus far have not managed to define a specific program type for the exterior or the interior of the church. And it is likely that none ever existed. Indeed, both contemporary reports and literary descriptions point to a considerable similarity between the déco…

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Jacqueline Leclercq-Marx, “Sculptural Decoration”, in: Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emp_SIM_00171>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004181298, 20091023

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