The course, dedicated to students of the Master's Degree, is aimed at implementing the knowledge and critical understanding of figurative art and culture in Italy and Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This is a period wrought by the studies of the last century only starting around the 1920s. The course therefore aims to provide critical and historiographical tools to address this segment of the history of art. It also intends to provide knowledge about the artists and the works performed in this period through a history of figurative production in the main Italian centers, studied both from the point of view of the client and of patronage, and, no less important, from the stylistic point of view. formal. One of the main objectives of the course is in fact the acquisition by the students of the ability of stylistic analysis and consequently of the attributive ability of the works executed in these two centuries.
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Caravaggio and the origin of still life painting in XVII Century Europe

Core Documentation

The bibliography will be given at the beginning of the second term.

Type of delivery of the course

The course will take place during the secondo term, and includes lectures and several visits to the paintings under study. Details will be discussed during the course.

Type of evaluation

The exam consists of a paper on a topic assigned to each student during the course. The written paper will then be discussed during the oral exam.