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HA3082: PAINTING IN TUDOR AND EARLY STUART ENGLAND (2017-2018)

Last modified: 14 Aug 2017 15:18


Course Overview

This module develops students' knowledge and understanding of early modern European painting, providing a chronological overview of elite portraiture and diplomatic commissions in England between 1530 and 1650.  Artists studied in their English contexts include Hans Holbein, Nicholas Hilliard, Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony Van Dyck. Furthermore, this module asks important questions about the persuasive and diplomatic possibilities of the visual arts, the relationship between painter and patron, and the impact and legacy of foreign artists on British painting and visual culture through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and beyond. Download course guide.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Helen Pierce

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Programme Level 3
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

Yes

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Course Description

This course develops students' knowledge and understanding of early modern European painting, providing a chronological overview of elite portraiture and diplomatic commissions in England between 1530 and 1650; furthermore, it asks important questions about the persuasive and diplomatic possibilities of the visual arts, the relationship between painter and patron, and the impact and legacy of foreign artists on British painting and visual culture through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and beyond.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

42 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 1 written assignment of 3,000 words (30%); 1 visual-based test of one hour (20%)]; class participation (10%) and 1 two-hour written examination (40%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
NB: All coursework must have been submitted.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Informal verbal feedback on group presentations will be provided by the tutor. Formal written feedback will be provided by the tutor for both student essays, with verbal feedback also available to students as required.

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