Course: History of Art 15th and 16th century

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Course title History of Art 15th and 16th century
Course code DVU/DU15U
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Čehovský Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Architecture in Bohemia and Moravia in the Luxembourg time, 2. Sculpture in Bohemia and Moravia in the Luxembourg time, 3. Painting in Bohemia and Moravia in the Luxembourg time, 4. Art of the beuatiful style and Hussite art in Bohemia and Moravia, 5. Renaissance architecture in Italy, 6. Giotto di Bondone, Renaissance painting in Italy, 7. Renaissance sculpture in Italy, 8. Architecture of Jagiellonian period in Bohemia and Moravia, 9. Sculpture of Jagiellonian period in Bohemia and Moravia, 10. Painting of Jagiellonian period in Bohemia and Moravia, 11. early Renaissance art and architecture during the reign of Ferdinand I Habsbourg (1526-1564), 12. art of High Renaissance in Bohemia and Moravia (1550-1600) - architecture, sculpture and painting.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Demonstration
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 25 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 12.5 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim is to acquaint the students with the main periods of Czech art between 1300-1600 and Italian art of 15th and 16th century. At the beginning of the term the attention will be paid to the Czech art of 14th century during the reign of Luxembourg dynasty. The attention will be also paid to the history of Italian art and architecture in the time of of Renaissance and Mannerism and to the development of Czech art of 15th and 16th century with the emphasis on Hussite art, art of the Jagiellonian period and Renaissance art.
The students obtain the basic knowledge of history of Czech art between 1300-1600 and Italian art of 15th and 16th century. The will be also acquainted with the chosen methodological approaches in the interpretation of art history of late Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Prerequisites
Subject is designated for students of Bachelor study of Art-science studies.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Seminar Work

1. Student has to know the content of the lectures and appropriate literature. 2. Elaboration of the seminary work on chosen topic, concerning the issues discussed in the lectures. Range of the seminary work: 3 pages.
Recommended literature
  • Dvorský Jiří (ed.). (1989). Dějiny českého výtvrarného umění. Od počátků renesance do závěru baroka.. Praha.
  • Koch Wilfried. (1998). Evropská architektura. Encyklopedie evropské architektury od antiky po současnost, s. 146-235. Praha.
  • Lorenzová Helena et al. (1984). Dějiny českého výtvarného umění I/1, 2. Od počátků do konce středověku. Praha.
  • Royt Jan. (2006). Slovník biblické ikonografie. Praha.
  • Toman Rolf (ed.). (1996). Umění italské renesance. Praha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Science of Arts (2015) Theory and history of arts 1 Summer
Faculty of Arts Science of Arts (2015) Theory and history of arts 1 Summer