2018-2019 Catalog

ARTH 376 Sixteenth Century Italian Art

High Renaissance and Mannerism. Among the artists considered are Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, and Raphael. Of special consideration is the nature of the Papacy, as a patron of art, and the city of Rome, as a context for artistic activity. The course will also consider the reasons for the dissolution of the classical tradition during this time by artists such as Pontormo, Parmigianino, and Giulio Romano.


4 units


ARTH 170 or permission of instructor

Core Requirements Met

  • Fine Arts
  • Pre-1800
  • Regional Focus