The Art of Majesty: Tudors and Stuarts
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.
Not taught in 2024
ARTHIST 245: 15 points
15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed