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HISTORY OF ART

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HA 4002 / HA 4302
THE CARRACCI AND THEIR SCHOOL
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Mr J Gash

Pre-requisite(s): Students are not permitted to register for this course after the end of week 2 of teaching. Available only to Single and Joint Honours candidates in History of Art in Programme Year 4.

Note(s): This course will not be available in 2011/12 as HA 4302.

Covers the paintings, drawings and prints of Ludovico (1555-1619), Agostino (1557-1602) and Annibale (1560-1609) Carracci, as well as those of their more important pupils (Reni, Domenichino). Particular attention will be paid to the nature and significance of the Carracci Academy; the historiography of the Carracci's supposed 'Eclecticism'; and their influence on the development of 'Baroque' and 'Baroque Classical' aesthetics.

1 or 2 two-hour seminars per week.

1st Attempt: Examination (30%) and in-course assessment (70%). The in-course assessment includes a visual-based test.