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We know thta not many medieval artists are known by name because during that period fame was not looked after and artists were associated with craftsmen. So anonymity and relative social importance were generally the rule.

However, here are some artists from the Middle Ages:

Gislebertus (XII century, France): Sculptor

Gislebertus medieval artistSaint-Lazare Cathedral, Autun, France, , The Last Judgment, tympanum, 1120ca.

Autun, saint Lazare CathedralSaint Lazare Cathedral, Autun, Burgundy, France. A beaufitul place to visit along all Burgundy: the area is full of medieval history and sceneries: great inspiration for drawing and painting. And a hopefull wish to reconsider the medieval time! (Source of image)



saint lazare cathedral. autun, france
Saint Lazare Cathedral, Autun, France (wiki common); google images

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Bernardus Gelduinus

medieval artist Bernardus Gelduinus

Christ in Majesty, Bernardus Gelduinus, c 1096,  St.Sernin Basilic, Toulouse; source

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Wiligelmo (XI-XII century, Italy, Modena): sculptor and Architect



Benedetto Antelami (Val D'Intelvi, Italy, 1150 - 1230 ca.): sculptor and architect





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