Romanesque Metalwork and Related Arts
This map shows metalworking sites and centers of patronage during the Romanesque period. It also indicates the source of various metals (copper, lead, silver, tin, zinc (calamine)) in Western Europe during this period.
Arrows indicate stylistic influences and trade routes, including gold, rubies, sapphires and pearls from the Middle East.
The import of exotic materials was important to artists who experimented with different mediums coming from distant lands.
The inset map shows the Mosan area centered on Liège.
Atlas of Western Art History. Facts on File, Inc., New York, 1994, page 107
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