Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Art History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

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

    This course focuses on the painting, sculpture, architecture and graphic work of the three giants of Renaissance art in Central Italy in the decades around 1500. It will examine their works in detail, while also placing them in their wider historical and art historical context.

    This course will provide the opportunity to:
    • analyse the works of Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael.
    • develop a sense of the distinct artistic character of the three artists? production as well as of the overlapping elements in their works.
    • situate the art of Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael within the wider artistic, religious, political and cultural contexts in which they worked.
    • foster an understanding of the discourses (artistic as well as critical, evaluative and historiographical) around the three artists? works from the sixteenth century to the present day.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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