L-ART/02 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the student will be able to relate with an appropriate terminology the aspects and problems of the art and recognize and provide in their historical contexts the most representative works of art.

Detailed Course Content

In order to present the history of art in Italy from the mid-fifteenth century to the mid-eighteenth century the lectures address some of the main topics and the most important artists.

Textbook Information

History of Art from the Renaissance to the Baroque: 1450-1750 (9 CFU)


A textbook, to be studied limitedly to the chronology range (approximately 650 pages), chosen from:

- P. De Vecchi - E. Cerchiari, Arte nel tempo, Milano, Bompiani, 1992 (and later reprints), vol. II [ISBN: 9788845062230]


- C. Bertelli - G. Briganti - A. Giuliano, Storia dell’arte italiana, Milano, B. Mondadori, 1991 (and later reprints), vol. II [ISBN: 9788842446699], vol. III [ISBN: 9788842446705]


A book, of wich about 200 pages to be studied, chosen from:

- Frédéric Elsig, L’arte del Quattrocento a Nord delle Alpi. Da Jan Van Eyck ad Albrecht Dürer, Torino 2011, (Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi Mappe Arte), [ISBN 9788806208905]

- Giovanni Carlo Federico Villa, Venezia. L’altro Rinascimento: 1450-1581, Torino 2014, (Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi Mappe Arte), [ISBN 9788806216627]

- Carmelo Occhipinti, L’arte in Italia e in Europa nel secondo Cinquecento, Torino 2012, (Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi Mappe Arte), [ISBN 9788806210878]

- Tomaso Montanari, Il barocco, Torino 2012, (Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi Mappe Arte), [ISBN 9788806203412]


It is recommended to integrate the textbook with illustrations found on specialized sites such as, for example, www.wga.hu


Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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