Monumental Georgian Sculpture – V-Xi Century Bas-Reliefs By Dr Natela Aladashvili

It is not easy for Westerners to obtain much information on line about Romanesque and pre-Romanesque sculpture in the East apart from those in the Byzantine Empire.This article gives detailed information about sculpture from a number of churches in Georgia with some useful photographs.

“In the eleventh and twelfth century,Georgia was a powerful state, active in the political and cultural life of  Asia Minor…it was a fruitful epoch and there was a brilliant upsurge in every sphere of life. The fine arts flourished, monumental mural cycles decorated the churches, manuscripts were illustrated and richly illuminated, and wonderful chasing, especially on gold, were made.”- Dr Natela Aladashvili

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