Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 245

The Art of Majesty: Tudors and Stuarts


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ARTHIST 245.

Description

Considers the role of art, architecture and material goods in communicating magnificence and legitimising political power in Tudor and Stuart England. From royal palaces to rich garments, portraits to jewellery, this course highlights how such material culture was deeply political. Coverage includes Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Anne of Denmark and Charles I and artists and architects such as Hans Holbein, Marcus Gheeraerts, Anthony van Dyck and Inigo Jones.
 

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Jemma Field

Points

ARTHIST 245: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

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

Restrictions

ARTHIST 345


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