History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ARTH 571: Survey of Decorative Arts I

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Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2012

ARTH 571-001:
Survey of Decorative Arts I  —  Angela George

10:15 AM to 12:15 PM R —  Off-Campus Location OCL

ARTH 571 001 is restricted to admitted students in history of decorative arts. All others should contact arthistorygrad@gmu.edu for permission to enroll. This section meets at the Smithsonian Institution.

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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