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ART 228: Baroque Painting from Caravaggio to Rembrandt

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F5 Medieval through Baroque

The course investigates European art ca. 1580-1750. Students will be introduced to the major artists, subjects, and stylistic developments during this time period. Additional emphasis will be placed on issues such as patronage, collecting, technique, women artists, and recent discoveries. Artists covered include Caravaggio, Bernini, Gentileschi, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Velasquez, and Rubens. (Course offered in alternate years; scheduled for 2017-2018.)

Prerequisites: History of Western Art, or permission of the instructor