Florence to Bruges: The Early Renaissance in Europe

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Course Number



E. Woodward

Course Long Title

Florence to Bruges: The Early Renaissance in Europe

Cross Listed Courses


This course investigates the art and architecture of Northern and Southern Europe between 1250 and 1450. Students analyze the impact of theology, liturgy, social change, urbanism, gender, and social class on visual culture. Artists considered include Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Fra Angelico, Donatello, Brunelleschi, Jan van Eyck, and Rogier van der Weyden.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(AVC: Premodern)

INDS Program Relationship

IDCM - CMS Program

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Offering Frequency

Normally offered every year