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Undergraduate Course: The Art of Fifteenth Century Burgundy I (LLLA07057)

Course Outline
SchoolCentre for Open Learning 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.

The glittering court of the Dukes of Burgundy set a standard to which other 15th century kings and princes aspired, and which the wealthy merchant class sought to emulate. This course will examine how the dukes set about establishing a distinctive Burgundian style and in the process attracted some of the most gifted artists of the day such as Jan van Eyck, Robert Campin and Rogier van der Weyden.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  20
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Open Studies 10 credit courses have one assessment. Normally, the assessment is a 2000 word essay, worth 100% of the total mark, submitted by week 12. To pass, students must achieve a minimum of 40%. There are a small number of exceptions to this model which are identified in the Studying for Credit Guide.
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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
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Contacts
Course organiserDr Sally Crumplin
Tel:
Email: Sally.Crumplin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Kameliya Skerleva
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
Email: Kameliya.Skerleva@ed.ac.uk
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