DU1716 Seminar: Early Modern Art from Masaccio to Canova II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Ondřej Jakubec, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Ondřej Jakubec, Ph.D.
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Ondřej Jakubec, Ph.D.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to present the basic characteristic of visual culture of the early modern period (15th/16th-18th centuryies). Another aspect of the course focuses on model of interpretaion of the visual art of this period.
Learning outcomes
- understand early modern period as an era with specific visual language; - aquire knowledge of modes of art-historical interpretation; - learn basic historical and arthistorical facts related to this period
  • 1. Early moderrn period - definition
  • 2. Historiographical outline
  • 3. The term Renaissance and Baroque
  • 4. Artistic genres and tasks of the early modern period
  • 5. Function of an artwork
  • 6. Idea of an artist
  • 7. Patrons and society: tzhe setting of an artwork
  • 8. Non-artistic circumstance of artistic production
  • BURKE, Peter. Hybrid Renaissance : culture, language, architecture. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2016. xii, 271. ISBN 9789633860878. info
  • A companion to Renaissance and Baroque art. Edited by Babette Bohn - James M. Saslow. Chichester, U.K.: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. xvi, 630 p. ISBN 9781118391501. info
  • Rethinking the High Renaissance : the culture of the visual arts in early sixteenth-century Rome. Edited by Jill Burke. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. xvi, 386. ISBN 9781409425588. info
  • Velké dějiny zemí Koruny české. Edited by Klára Benešovská. Vyd. 1. Praha: Paseka, 2009. 806 s. ISBN 9788086890210. info
  • Renaissance theory. Edited by James Elkins - Robert Williams. New York: Routledge, 2008. x, 550 p. ISBN 0203929861. info
  • BAILEY, Gauvin A. Between Renaissance and Baroque : Jesuit art in Rome, 1565-1610. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. xi, 406. ISBN 0802037216. info
  • BLAŽÍČKOVÁ-HOROVÁ, Naděžda. Dějiny českého výtvarného umění. Edited by Taťána Petrasová - Helena Lorenzová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2001. 407 s. ISBN 8020006303. info
  • Dějiny českého výtvarného umění 1780/1890, 3/I - II. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 2001. s.470, 407. info
  • KAUFMANN, Thomas DaCosta. Court, cloister, and city : the art and culture of Central Europe, 1450-1800. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. 576 s. ISBN 0226427307. info
  • FUČÍKOVÁ, Eliška. Dějiny českého výtvarného umění II. : Od počátku renesance do závěru baroka. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1989. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussion, analysis of texts
Assessment methods
presentation of a paper, final colloquium
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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