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ARTH 230.00 Princesses as Patrons circa 1500 6 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 9, Waitlist: 0

Boliou 161

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1:15pm3:00pm1:15pm3:00pm
Synonym: 61525

Martha A Wolff

Three remarkable royal women (Queen Isabel of Castile, Anne of France, and Archduchess Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands), linked by blood, marriage, and shifting dynastic alliances, provide a lens to examine patronage networks and collecting culture in France, Spain and the Netherlands circa 1500, at the transition from the late middle ages to the Renaissance. Isabel of Castile was exceptional as a sovereign queen; for most royal women power was indirect, delegated, and carefully masked, while the requirement to produce an heir was paramount. The course will consider the interplay of these constraints and the works of art these princesses commissioned and lived with by looking at topics like palace design, inventories of royal collections and the hierarchies of luxury arts they reveal, portraiture as an expression of dynastic piety and marriage politics, and the new prominence of painting as an independent and collectable medium.

Prerequisite: Any one art history course

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ARTH 232.07 Madrid Program: Spanish Art Live 6 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 11, Waitlist: 0

Synonym: 60176

Palmar Álvarez-Blanco

This course offers an introduction to Spanish art from el Greco to the present. Classes are taught in some of the finest museums and churches of Spain, including the Prado Museum, the Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Toledo Cathedral in Toledo, and the Church of Santo Tomé.

Prerequisite: Spanish 205

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