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ART 206 Art History: Renaissance Art in Italy

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: A study of Italian renaissance art from the early 14th-century frescoes of Giotto to the Mannerist style of the 16th century. Painting, sculpture, and architecture are covered. Works of art will be viewed in their social, historical, and religious contexts, with emphasis on the patronage and original function of the work of art. Special attention will be given to the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo. May include a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Even years. PLV: Spring - Odd years.


3 credits