ART HISTORY 334
SURVEY OF ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART

THE COURSE SCHEDULE

Please note that the schedule below may have to be adjusted due to unforseen circumstances; however we will cover all of the material. [N. B.: This page will be updated for the next administration of this course.]

WEEK OF:
SUBJECTS
READING
Jan. 15, 2003 Jan. 15: Intro. to the Course;
Jan. 17: Background to circa 1300
For next time: read Adams, and Chapter 1: "The Thirteenth Century"
WEBSITE
Italian Painting of the 12th to early 14th Centuries
From Oneonta University.
The Trecento
Look over (use "back"button to return here)
Jan. 20 Jan. 20: ML King Day
Jan. 22:Nicola and Giovanni Pisano ; First QUIZ #1
Jan. 24:Begin Florence and Giotto
READ : Vasari's Life of Nicola Pisano and Giovanni Pisano
WEBSITE
Read Giotto in the Decameron and Vasari's Life
of Giotto
PLEASE READ
WEBSITE
All about the Arena Chapel in Padua
Another site with better-quality images and links to more paintings by Giotto
ALSO, For next week: read Adams, Chapter 2, "Trecento Precursors"
Jan. 27 Jan. 27 Giotto
Jan. 29 Sienese Art
Jan. 31 Florence
Monday:
QUIZ #1 Due.
WEBSITE
Duccio and the Art of Siena
From Oneonta University.
PLEASE LOOK OVER
WEBSITE READ Vasari's Life of Lorenzo Ghiberti ALSO, for next week: Adams, Chapter 3 (Part 2), "Architecture and Sculpture in Florence: 1400-1430."
Feb. 3 Feb. 3 The Florence Baptistery Doors
Feb. 5 Orsanmichele
Feb. 7 Brunelleschi and San Lorenzo (see below)
READ Vasari's Lives of Donatello and Nanni di Banco
WEBSITE
The Quattrocento
Please browse
WEBSITE
Vasari's Life of Donatello
Vasari's Life of Nanni di Banco
Please read (Use "back" button to return here)
Feb. 10 Feb. 10 Brunelleschi
Feb. 12 The Florentine Palace
Feb. 14 The Medici and Art
Reading: Turner, Chapter 4
WEBSITE
Palazzo Medici
Please read.
WEBSITE
The Five Orders of Architecture (Made for a Greek site)
Note that this shows the Roman Colosseum and its Orders!
Feb. 17 Feb. 17
Feb. 19
Feb. 21
WEBSITE
On the Slide Comparison
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Feb. 24 Feb. 24
Feb. 26
Feb. 28
QUIZ MONDAY
WEBSITE
Ancient Art Sources for the Italian Renaissance
Please look over
March 3 March 3
March 5
March 7 MIDTERM
On the Midterm
March 10 March 10
March 12
March 14
You will be given a list of artists/objects
March 17 March 17 SPRING VACATION!!!
March 19 SPRING VACATION!!
March 21 SPRING VACATION!
Wing off to Italy...(sigh)
March 24 March 24 Verrocchio
March 26 Leonardo da Vinci pt. 1
March 28 Leonardo da Vinci pt. 2
26: Quiz given out: 28: Quiz due back
WEBSITEs
Leonardo's Cecilia Gallerani and Ginevra de'Benci
Please browse
WEBSITE
Everything you need to know about the Mona Lisa Includes a site on the meaning of the Vitruvian Man.
Please browse
WEBSITE
The Cinquecento
Please browse
March 31 March 31 Urbino and Raphael
April 2
April 4
WEBSITEs
April 7 April 7
April 9
April 11
April 14 April 14
April 16
April 18
WEBSITE
Mannerism
Please browse
April 21 April 21
April 23
April 25
WEBSITE
Venice in the 16th Century
Please browse
April 28 April 28
April 30
May 2 Last Day of Class
WEBSITE
Paolo Veronese on Trial
Please Read
The FINAL
FRIDAY, MAY 9 AT 1 p.m. IN ROOM 208


Sassetta. St. Thomas Aquinas in prayer in front of the Altar of the Virgin. 1423.
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.


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