Venice in the Renaissance

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Venice in the Renaissance

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art History, Italian Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    100-level Art History Course

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course focuses on the Golden Age of Venetian Art from the building of the Ca? D?Oro (1421) to the completion of Tintoretto?s work in the Scuola Grande di San Rocco (1587). The course traces the impact of Venice?s unique location on the art and architecture produced in the maritime Republic. The course will cover the works of the architects Sansovino, Bartolomeo Buon; the painters Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto, who produced a series of masterpieces which were to be the inspiration for seventeenth-century painters throughout Europe.

    *There will be a weekend field trip to Venice. Students arrange their own transportation to and accommodation in Venice. Students are responsible for all entry fees.

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