ARTH 571 002 requires admission to the MA in history of decorative arts program. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information. This section meets at the Smithsonian Institution.
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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.