Undergraduate Course: The Art of Fifteenth Century Burgundy II (LLLA07056)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE CENTRE FOR OPEN LEARNING (COL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH COL 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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will 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.
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.
Friedländer, 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Visual analysis of art and material culture
Critical analysis of material culture in artistic and socio-political contexts
Communication of critical interpretations in a concise, lucid and coherent form
|Course organiser||Mrs Anthea Coleman-Chan
Tel: (0131 6)51 1589
|Course secretary||Ms Kameliya Skerleva
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855