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HA5033: CONNOISSEURSHIP: ART IN SCOTLAND (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course is appropriate both for budding professional art historians and those hoping to enter the art trade.  It provides training in making decisions about attribution, fakes and forgeries through studying classic puzzles about forgery, deception and attribution.  Modern methods of authentication, such as technical analysis, will also be examined to develop the key skills of visual and scientific analysis that are essential for art dealers.   Download Course Guide

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Gash

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Anthropology (AT) (Studied) or Master of Letters in Art and Business (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Provides training in making decisions about attribution, fakes and forgeries. Modern methods of authentication such as technical analysis will also be examined. The course is appropriate both for budding professional art historians and those hoping to enter the art trade.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

1st Attempt;  One 4,000 word essay (90%) class participation (10%)

Resit: 4,000 word essay

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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