ARTHIST 336

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.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ARTHIST 336.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Not offered in 2022; planned for 2023

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 336: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed

Restrictions

ARTHIST 236