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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog Revised Jan 2024
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ARTH 260 - Anatomy in Art 1400 to 1900


3 Hour(s)

A course which examines the growing importance of anatomical studies by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Thomas Eakins. Medieval anatomy drawings are largely based on precedent; Renaissance artists increasing turn to dissection and direct observation to aid their work. In addition to anatomical studies, students will analyze and describe other representations of the body in art, from proportional studies to life drawings. The course will include some informal instruction in anatomical drawing as well as academic study of this field. Artists/anatomists to include Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Durer, Michelangelo, Andreas Vesalius, Pieter Paul Rubens, Thomas Eakins.

General Education Requirements: Arts



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