Art History & Cultural Policy - Genre Painting in the Age of Vermeer

University College Dublin


Course Name Art History & Cultural Policy - Genre Painting in the Age of Vermeer
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code AH30300
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
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Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
AH10070 - Dublin: Its Museums
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

AH30300 Genre Painting in the Age of Vermeer
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module will trace the evolution of genre imagery in Dutch art, from its roots in 15th- and 16th-century printmaking and the peasant caricatures o...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
Introduction; Genre painters and the Market; the Roots of Genre Art; Conflicting Views: the interpretation of genre paintings; Early developments in Amsterdam and Haarlem; Precision and Polish: the Leiden Fine Painters; W...

Assessment Method Exam, Continuous Assessment.
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