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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Selective Seminar: Christian Art in the Renaissance and the Baroque 1 - KDKU210
Title: Výběrový seminář: Křesťanské umění v době renesance a baroka 1
Guaranteed by: Institute of Christian Art History (26-UDKU)
Faculty: Catholic Theological Faculty
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: you can enroll for the course repeatedly
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D.
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Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Jansová (31.10.2019)

The selective seminar will focus on connoisseurship of Renaissance and Baroque painting and drawing. Students
will learn within both semesters scholar methods, how to determine the function of the artwork and how to
determine the authorship of a certain artwork. Besides the theoretical part in which the historical development of
connoisseurship will be explained, the seminar will have a practical part as well. On specific artworks will be
shown the practise.

Aim of the course -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Jansová (31.10.2019)

How to determine the authors of Renaissance and Baroque paintings and drawings and how to determine their function.

Literature -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D. (27.08.2018)

Základní literatura:

Vasari G.: Životy nejvýznačnějších malířů, sochařů a architektů, český překlad vybraných životů Praha 1998.

Garin E. (ed.): Renesanční člověk a jeho svět (zvláště kapitola VII.: André Chastel, Umělec, s. 185-209), Praha 2003.

Ames-Lewis F.: The intellectual life of the early renasissance Artist, London 2000.

Kris E. a Kurz O.: Legenda o umělci. Historický pokus, český překlad Praha 2008.

Wittkower R. a M.: Born under Satrurn. The Charakter and Conduct of Artists: A Documented History from Antiquity to the French Revolution, New York 1963.

Klibansky R., Panofsky E., Saxl F.: Saturn and Melacholy, New York, 1964.

D. S. Chambers, Patrons and Artists in the Italian Renaissance, London 1970.

Bruce Cole, The Renaissance Artist at Work. From Pisano to Titian, London, 1983

Martin Warnke, Hofkünstler. Zur Vorgeschichte des modernen Künstlers, Köln 1985

Peter Burke, Italská renesance. Kultura a společnost v Itálii., revidovaná edice v angličtině 1987, česky Praha 1996: kap. 3 – Umělci a spisovatelé; kat. 4 – Patroni a zákazníci.

Alessandro Conti, Der Weg des Künstlers. Vom Handwerker zum Virtuosen, Berlin 1998 (převzato z “L’evoluzione dell’artista”, in Storia dell’arte italiana, 2, Torino 1979, pp. 115-264).

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D. (25.08.2019)

Conditions of completion:

Mandatory attendance at all hours of events and seminars, absence is tolerated only on the basis of plausible excuses sent in advance.


Seminar work on the history of the Renaissance and Baroque art of painting and drawing (winter semester), and on the procedure of determining the authorship of an anonymous work of the time (summer semester).

Entry requirements -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D. (25.08.2019)

 It is supposed a knowledge at least of one foreign language.


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