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Undergraduate Course: The Art of Fifteenth Century Burgundy II (LLLA07056)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryTHIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.


Their glittering court of the Dukes of Burgundy set a standard to which other kings and princes aspired, and which the wealthy merchant class sought to emulate. This course examines how the Burgundian court attracted some of the most gifted artists of the second generation, such as Petrus Christus, Hans Memling and Hugo van der Goes and how they dominated the visual culture of 15th century.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
Demonstrate a wide-ranging knowledge of the major Netherlandish artists
Appreciate their role in the changing status of the artist
Understand the role of patronage for art production during this period
Critically engage with the historical circumstances and extant evidence
Reading List
Essential
The relevant chapters of either:
Gombrich, E.H., 2000. The Story of Art, 4th ed. London: Phaidon.
Honour, H., and Fleming, J., 1995. A World History of Art, 4th ed. London: Lawrence King.

Recommended
Friedlšnder, M., 1981. From van Eyck to Bruegel (Landmarks in Art History), 4th ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Harbison, Craig, 2003. The Mirror of the Artist, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Nash, Susie, 2008, Northern Renaissance Art, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Visual analysis of art and material culture
Comparative analysis
Critical analysis of material culture in artistic and socio-political contexts
Communication of critical interpretations in a concise, lucid and coherent form
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
Email: Caroline.Bamford@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
Email: Sabine.Murdoch@ed.ac.uk
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