DU1717 Early Modern Art: from Masaccio to Canova II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Radka Nokkala Miltová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Radka Nokkala Miltová, Ph.D.
Department of Art History - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Radka Nokkala Miltová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Art History - Faculty of Arts
Condition is basic knowledge of art history
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Introduction to early modern art
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will be able to recognize basic topics of early modern art (artists, patrons, function of artworks, iconographical topics, context of the artworks)
  • Main topics of early modern art
  • artists
  • patrons
  • iconography
  • function
  • context
  • FREEDMAN, Luba. Classical myths in Italian Renaissance painting. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvi, 292. ISBN 9781107001190. info
  • WITTKOWER, Margot and Rudolf WITTKOWER. Born under Saturn : the character and conduct of artists : a documented history from antiquity to the French Revolution. Edited by Joseph Connors. New York: New York Review Books, 2007. xxxiv, 344. ISBN 9781590172131. info
  • KROUPA, Jiří. Jiří Kroupa (ed.), V zrcadle stínů. Morava v době barokní 1670 -1790. První. Brno: Moravská galerie v Brně, 2003. 384 pp. (česká mutace francouzského originálu). ISBN 80-7027-121-3. info
  • KRSEK, Ivo. Umění baroka na Moravě a ve Slezsku. Edited by Zdeněk Kudělka, Photo by Prokop Paul. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1996. 739 s. ISBN 8020005404. info
  • PANOFSKY, Erwin. Význam ve výtvarném umění : Meaning in the visual arts (Orig.). Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1981. 372 s. : i. info
  • PANOFSKY, Erwin. Studies in iconology. Deutschen Ausgabe. Köln: DuMont, 1980. 356 stran. ISBN 3770109376. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, home works, reading, and short presentatins or paper of a selected theme
Assessment methods
fulfilling requirements
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2022, recent)
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