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Italian Renaissance Art

Italian Renaissance Art, mother and child

Instructor: Prof. Claire LaBrecque

Winter 2023
Department of History
University of Winnipeg offers:
Credits 3.00 Italian Renaissance Art

Start Date: 5 January 2023
End Date: 4 April 2023
Time: TuTh 10:00am-11:15am

This course is an introduction to the study of Italian Renaissance art and architecture in the context of the social, political and economic circumstances of this time. The course traces the history of painting, sculpture and architecture of the mid-14th to the 16th century. More specific topics explore the virtuosity and philosophies of realism, the discovery of linear perspective, the artists' social and intellectual status, art patronage, and gender issues (women artists and women's art patronage).

Image above Virgin & Child by Giovanni Bellini