Northern European Art 1400-1600

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Northern European Art 1400-1600

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Art, Art History, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Any 30 points at Stage I in Art History or European Studies, or 15 credit points from each

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    A survey of art in Northern Europe with the focus on developments primarily in painting and sculpture, and to a lesser extent in manuscript illumination and tapestry. Religious symbolism, approaches to landscape representation and portraiture are examined, as well as new genres such as still life and architectural painting. Artists studied include van Eyck, Campin, van der Goes, Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Brueghel.

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