This course is an intensive investigation into an aspect of Italian Renaissance art. Topics may include, among others: Michelangelo and his biographers; Giorgio Vasari’s Lives of the Artists; Raphael in Rome; Renaissance art in Venice; Italian Mannerism (please check the Art Department webpage to see which topic is offered). Students will learn to use and assess important primary sources from the Renaissance period, and will also examine the secondary scholarly literature in some depth.
Instructor: N/A Not offered 2020/21
Directed Study permits students of exceptional ability and motivation to pursue, on a tutorial basis, an individualized program of study.
3 or 6 Credits