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1220s in art

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1220s in art

The decade of the 1220s in art involved some significant events.



  • 1229: Catalan School completes James I the Conqueror Besieging Palma, Majorca
  • 1229: The illuminated manuscript Codex Gigas is completed
  • 1227: Anonymous stained glass north transept rose window and lancets at Chartres Cathedral completed
  • c. 1225–29?: Bamberg Horseman carved at Bamberg Cathedral
  • 1225: Shrine of the Three Kings at Cologne Cathedral completed by Nicholas of Verdun
  • 1220: Unknown Kei school sculptor completes Thousand-armed Avalokiteśvara statue in Kōfuku-ji
  • c. 1220s: Xia Gui paints Willows and Boats on West Lakes
  • Births

  • 1220/1225: Nicola Pisano – Italian sculptor whose work is noted for its classical Roman sculptural style (died 1284)
  • 1222: Gong Kai Chinese government official and later scholar-amateur painter (died 1307)
  • 1225: Coppo di Marcovaldo – Italian painter (died 1276)
  • 1225: Deodato Cosmati - Roman architect and sculptor, and worker in decorative geometric mosaic (died 1303)
  • Deaths

  • 1223: Unkei – Japanese sculptor (born 1151)
  • 1224: Liu Songnian - Song Dynasty Chinese artist (born 1174)
  • 1225: Xia Gui – Chinese scroll painter of the Song Dynasty, great master of the Southern Song landscape style (born 1195)
  • 1225: Ma Yuan – Chinese painter of the Song Dynasty, of the Ma-Xia school of painting (born 1160-65)
  • References

    1220s in art Wikipedia

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