Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 224

Power and Piety: the Baroque


Description

The use of art to display, enhance, and justify political power and piety and to promote political and religious ideologies in the major power centres of seventeenth-century Europe in the Baroque period. Refers to the work of artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Velasquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Le Brun, Jones and Wren.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ARTHIST 224.

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Availability 2022

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Erin Griffey

Reading/Texts

Ann Sutherland Harris, Seventeenth-Century Art and Architecture (London: Laurence King).

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 224: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ARTHIST 306, 324


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