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ARTH-A 335: BAROQUE ART IN ITALY 1580-1700 (3 credits)


Sculpture, painting and architecture in Italy, 1580-1700. Course will trace development of Baroque style from late sixteenth century through the period of the High Baroque in Rome, Florence, and Venice in the mid-to-late seventeenth century. Lectures, readings and discussions will be centered around questions of stylistic progression, and the influence of patrons, socio-economic conditions, and religion on artistic practice.