History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ARTH 571: Survey of Decorative Arts I

ARTH 571-002: Survey of Decorative Arts I
(Fall 2011)

Off-Campus Location OCL

Section Information for Fall 2011

ARTH 571 002 requires admission to the MA in history of decorative arts program. Contact arthistorygrad@gmu.edu for information. This section meets at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Overview of European decorative arts from fifteenth to eighteenth centuries, with focus on objects from Italy, France, and England. Examines the role of decorative arts in the formation of identity of the elite in Renaissance Italy as well as Renaissance France and England. Also concentrates on European decorative arts from seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with emphasis on Paris and London.

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