Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 236

Artists and Patrons in Renaissance Italy


Description

A journey into the motivations and inspirations behind the production of art in Renaissance Italy, this course examines the social, economic, religious and political relationships between patrons, artists and artworks c.1400-c.1520 in a variety of civic, religious, familial, artistic and spatial contexts. It ranges from Florence to Milan, the Medicis to the Sforzas, Duccio to Donatello, Leonardo to Michelangelo.

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Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Erin Griffey

Reading/Texts

Alison Cole's Italian Renaissance Courts: Art, Pleasure and Power (2016) and Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts (1995), Radke and Paoletti's Art in Renaissance Italy

Assessment

Coursework and exam

Points

ARTHIST 236: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

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

Restrictions

ARTHIST  336


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