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Over view of following topics: 1. Early Christian Art 2. Renaissance 3. Baroque Art 4. Rococo Art 5. Neo Classicism 6. Romanticism

Course Synopsis

For the convenience of students, selected artists are focused with reference to each movement for the comprehensive understanding of styles and characteristic features. The list of artists is provided herewith: 1. Early Christian Art 2. Renaissance i) Proto-Renaissance a) Giotto ii) Early Renaissance a) Masaccio b) Donatello iii) High Renaissance a) Leonardo b) Michelangelo c) Titian (Introduction of Venetian School) 3. Baroque Art a) Rubens b) Rembrandt 4. Rococo Art a) Watteau 5. Neo Classicism a) David b) Ingres 6. Romanticism a) Delacroix b) Goya

Course Learning Outcomes

The course of History of Western Art is spread over two years so that the students of visual arts have knowledge about the various styles of painting and their cause of evolution in the western lands because the art in Pakistan have a great influence from them. The course covers the period from Early Christian art to the evolution of Romanticism. It gives understanding of the styles of important artists and the techniques they employed. Frequent class tests and presentation will enhance students’ knowledge of Art in the West. The focus will be on movement with reference to the works of the important artists.

Ealry Christian Era

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Jacques Louis David

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Author : Author: E.H. Gombrich
Edition : Edition: 16
Publisher : Publisher: Phaidon Press

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Author : Horst Woldemar Janson, Anthony F. Janson
Edition : Edition: 3, illustrated
Publisher : H.N. Abrams

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Author : Frederick Hartt, David G. Wilkins
Edition : Edition: 7, illustrated
Publisher : Prentice Hall

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Author : H.W.Janson and Robert Rosenblum
Edition : Edition: 1
Publisher : Thames and Hudson Ltd

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Author : Fred S. Kleiner
Edition : 12
Publisher : Thomson Wardworth

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Author : Hugh Honour, John Fleming
Edition : 7
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing

Book Title : The Oxford History of Art
Author : Martin Kemp
Edition : 1
Publisher : Oxford University Press

Book Title : Giotto
Author : Francesca Flores d'Arcais
Edition : 2
Publisher : Abbeville Press

Book Title : Masters of Art: Michelangelo
Author : Frederick Hartt
Edition : Revised
Publisher : Abrams

Book Title : Leonardo Da Vinci Painter: The Complete Works
Author : Frank Zöllner
Edition : 1
Publisher : TASCHEN

Book Title : Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture
Author : Robert Neuman
Edition : 1
Publisher : Pearson

Book Title : Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction
Author : Michael Ferber
Edition : 1
Publisher : Oxford University Press

Book Title : David to Delacroix: The Rise of Romantic Mythology
Author : Dorothy Johnson
Edition : New Edition
Publisher : The University of North Carolina Press

Book Title : Modern Art in the Making.
Author : Bernard Samuel Myers
Edition : 2
Publisher : McGraw-Hill

Title : Weekly Planner - History of Western Art-II
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Title : 1. Early Christian Art
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Title : 2. Renaissance with reference to Giotto
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Title : 3. Masaccio
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Title : 4. Donatello
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Title : 5. Leonardo da Vinci
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Title : 6. Michelangelo
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Title : 7. Titian
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Title : 8. Baroque Art
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Title : 9. Peter Paul Rubens
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Title : 10. Rembrandt
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Title : 11. Rococo Art & Watteau
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Title : 12. Neo-Classicism & David
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Title : 13. Ingres
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Title : 14. Romanticism
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Title : 15. Eugene Delacroix
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Title : 16. Francisco Goya
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