Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE SPA1006

 
TITLE Spanish Art from Earliest Times to Goya

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Spanish and Latin American Studies

 
DESCRIPTION A review of art in Spain from the earliest times, through the Medieval period to the 18th Century. Christian Spain’s links with the rest of Europe with a particular examination of the impact of the Santiago De Campostela pilgrimage route, the Cluniac reforms of monastic life, Cistercian, Romanesque and Gothic Influences - The Golden Age: El Greco, Ribera, The School of Seville, Zurbaran, Velazquez, Murillo - Bourbon Spain: From Tiepolo to Mengs, Goya.

Bibliography:

- Dodds, J.D. et al 1994; New York, Abrams. Art of Medieval Spain.
- Whishaw, Bernard & Whishaw E.M. 1985. U.S. Darf Publishers. Arabic Spain: Sidelights on her History and Art.
- Lopez - Rey, Jose 1968; London, Faber. Velazquez' Work and World.
- Glendining Nigel, 1977; New Haven and London, Yale University Press. Goya and his Critics.
- Sanchez Canton, F.J. 1959; Thames and Hudson. The Prado London.
- Gudiol Jose' 1974; London, Secker and Warburg. Velazquez 1599-1660.
- Goldscheider L.,1954; London, Phaidon Press. El Greco.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES The language of instruction of this study-unit is English. Students can follow this study-unit without having any knowledge of Spanish.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Christian Attard

 
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