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Romanesque Ivory Sculptures - Louvre Museum - Pictures & Images

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In the Middle Ages the popularity of religious artworks was enormous. Intricately carved panels depicting lives and events of Christian saints and of The Virgin Mary & Christ show not only the devotional needs of medieval people but also demonstrate the skill of the medieval craftsman.

Life was often short in the Romanesque world dominated by feudal battles, disease and famine. The fear of dying and going to Hell prevailed, so devotional objects, such as deptychs, two...
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