Artists and Patrons in Renaissance Italy
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.
Not taught in 2024
Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Erin Griffey
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
Coursework + Exam
ARTHIST 336: 15 points
15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed