Course: Graphic techniques and Cataloguing Works of Art

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Course title Graphic techniques and Cataloguing Works of Art
Course code KHI/QGT
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Oppeltová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Mečkovský Robert, Mgr.
Course content
Students will be acquainted with the historical development of European graphic with regard to print rooms, ways of the distribution and using of graphic sheets in the past. The main content will be the familirization with individual graphic techniques documented by original sheets - students will learn to distinguish and identify historical graphics on these examples. Students will also acquire the knowledge that will help them to describe basic historical graphis production and to prepare a simple catalogue record. A part of the seminar will be also introduction into basic secondary literature and electronic sources. HF

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Work Activities
  • Homework for Teaching - 12 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to teach students to catalogue common graphic production. The course is not only the oportunity to get to know interesting graphic techniques nd works, but primarily the possibility to improve the qualification for being better employed after graduation the university. The course was established under the terms of the project Innovation of Historical Sciences Studies at Palacký University, CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0025. HF
A student will learn to catalogue graphic pieces of work, to distinguish basic types of graphic techniques and will gain practical experiences with a classification of graphic production. HF
12 students from Bachelor studies of single and double History programme or Archival Science: a course B, for the others: a course C. HF

Assessment methods and criteria
Active class participation, completing and handing in catalogue records. There are 2 credits for a credit and a colloquium. HF
Recommended literature
  • (1954). Hollstein´s German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400 - 1700. Amsterdam.
  • David Landau ? Peter Parshall. (1994). The Renaissance Print 1470-1550. London.
  • Frits Lugt. (1956). Les marques de collections de dessins & d'estampes. Haag.
  • Charles M. Briquet. (1991). Les Filigranes. Dictionnaire historique des Marques... Hildesheim, Zürich, New York.
  • Krejča, A. (1994). Grafické techniky. Praha: Aventinum.
  • Mayer, Rudolf. (1984). Gedruckte Kunst. Dresden.
  • Peter Parshall ? Rainer Schoch. (2005). Origins of European Printmaking.. London.
  • Šimon, T. F. (1927). Dřevoryt: druhá příručka umělce grafika. Praha: Jan Štenc.
  • Šimon, T. F. (1921). Příručka umělce - grafika: o technikách rytiny, leptu a barevného leptu. Praha: Jan Štenc.
  • Voit, P. (2006). Encyklopedie knihy: starší knihtisk a příbuzné obory mezi polovinou 15. a počátkem 19. století : papír, písmo a písmolijectví, knihtisk a jiné grafické techniky, tiskaři, nakladatelé, knihkupci, ilustrátoři a kartografové, literární typologie, textové a výtvarné prvky knihy, knižní vazba, knižní obchod. Praha: Libri.
  • Walter Koschatzky. (1972). Die Kunst der Graphik. Wien.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts Archive Studies (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts Archival Works (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -