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Art 103

Francis-Noël Thomas

Professor of Humanities
Truman College
Box 122
1145 West Wilson Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60640
Phone: 773/ 907-4055
Secretary: Kim Rivers
Room 3522
Phone 773/ 907-4062

Art 103

12th-13th century Burgundian and Berrichon Architecture and Sculpture:

1. Sculpture from the Basilica of the Madeleine at Vézelay, 12th century

2. Sculpture from the Cathedral of Saint-Lazar at Autun by Gislebertus, about 1135

3. The Cathedral of Saint-Etienne at Bourges, after 1160, (tympanum, 13th century)

14th century Burgundian Sculpture:

4. The Tomb of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy

begun in 1385 by Jean de Marville, continued by Claus Sluter who made most of it and completed by Claus Werve in 1410. Dijon (France): originally in the Champmol, currently in the Salle des Gardes of the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy (part of the Musée des beaux- arts)

14th and 15th century French and Netherlandish Illuminated Manuscripts:

5. Jacquemard de Hesdin

Saint John in the Wilderness, from the Little Hours of John, Duke of Berry, about 1385. Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France

6. Boucicaut Master

The Visitation, from the Boucicaut Hours, 1409. Paris: Musée Jacquemart-André

7. Workshop of Jan van Eyck

The Birth of John the Baptist, from the Very Beautiful Hours of the Duke of Berry, about 1422. Turin (Italy): Civic Museum

8. The Limbourg Brothers

February, from the Very Rich Hours of John, Duke of Berry, 1416. Chantilly (France): Musée Condé

15th Century Painting: Netherlandish and Italian Masters:

9. The Master of Flémalle

The Nativity. Dijon: musée des beaux-arts
The Mérode Altarpiece. New York: The Cloisters

10. Jan van Eyck (d. 1441)

The Ghent Altarpiece (The Adoration of the Mystical Lamb), 1432. Ghent (Belgium): Cathedral of St. Bavo - formerly St. John - originally in the Vijd Chapel.

The Virgin and Child with Saint Donatian, Saint George, and the Canon van der Paele. Brügge (Belgium): Groeninge Museum
The Virgin of Autun, about 1435. Paris: musée du Louvre
The Wedding of Arnolfini. London: National Gallery of Art
Saint Barbara. Antwerpen: Royal Museum of Fine Arts

11. Rogier van der Weyden (1400-1464)

The Descent from the Cross. Madrid: Museum of the Prado
Bladelin Altarpiece. Berlin-Dahlem: Kaiser Friedrich Collection
Retable of Jean de Bracque. Paris: musée du Louvre
The Last Judgment. Beaune: Hôtel-Dieu
The Altarpiece of the Seven Sacrements. Antwerpen: Royal Museum of Fine Arts
Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin. Brügge (Belgium): Groeninge Museum

12. Antonello da Messina (c. 1430-1479)

Saint Jerome in his Study. London: National Gallery of Art
Saint Sebastian. Dresden: Gemäldegalerie

13. Hugo van der Goes (1440-1482)

The Portinari Altarpiece. Florence: Uffizi

14. Hieronymous Bosch (d. 1516)

The Hay Wain. Madrid: Museum of the Prado
The Garden of Earthly Delights. Madrid: Museum of the Prado

16th Century painting, engraving, and woodcuts: German and Italian Masters:

15. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Vitruvian Man. Venice: Academia.
Drawings: Drapery Studies: Paris: musée du Louvre
The Madonna of the Rocks. Paris: musée du Louvre

16. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Engraving: Saint Jerome in his Study. Chicago: Art Institute
Turf with Green Plants [watercolor]. Vienna: Albertina
Adam and Eve. Madrid: Museum of the Prado
Woodcut: Adam and Eve
Self-Portrait. Paris: musée du Louvre

17. Lucas Cranach, the Elder (1472-1533)

Adam and Eve. Chicago: Art Institute
The Judgment of Paris. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Judgment of Paris. Karlsruhe: Gemäldegalerie
Portrait of Herr von Köckritz. Paris: musée du Louvre

18. Hans Holbein, the Younger (1497-1543)

Portrait of Erasmus. Paris: musée du Louvre
Portrait of a Merchant. Berlin-Dahlem: Kaiser Friedrich Collection
The Ambassadors. London: National Gallery of Art

19. Michelangelo Caravaggio (1569-1609)

Basket of Fruit. Milan: Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
The Calling of Saint Matthew. Rome: Conterelli Chapel, Church of San Luigi dei Francese
The Supper at Emaüs. London: National Gallery of Art
The Supper at Emaüs. Milan, Museum of the Brera
Amor Vincit Omnia. Berlin-Dahlem: Kaiser Friedrich Collection
The Death of the Virgin. Paris: musée du Louvre

16th Century Brussels Tapestry:

20. David and Bathsheba, about 1510. Ecouen (France): musée national de la renaissance

16th Century Bressane Architecture (Flamboyant Gothic) and Sculpture:

21. The Church of Brou and the Tombs of Margaret of Savoy and Philibert le beau. Bourg-en-Bresse (France)

17th Century French Decorative Painting:

22. A selection from the musée Carnavelet (Paris).

17th Century Painting: French, Spanish and Dutch Masters:

23. Georges de La Tour (1593-1652)

The Dream of Saint Joseph. Nantes: musée des beaux-arts
The Denial of Saint Peter. Nantes: musée des beaux-arts
The New Born. Rennes: musée des beaux-arts
The Fortune Teller. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Repentant Magdalene. Washington: National Gallery of Art

24. Still Life. Paris: musée du Louvre

25. Louis Le Nain (d. 1648)

Peasant Family. Paris: musée du Louvre

26. Frans Hals (1580-1666)

Civic Guard of St. Hadian at Haarlem. Haarlem: Frans Hals Museum

27. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

Self-Portrait. The Hague: Mauritshuis
Self-Portrait, 1629. Munich: Alte Pinakothek
Self-Portrait. Paris: musée du Louvre
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp. The Hague: Mauritshuis
Bathesheba with King David's Letter. Paris: musée du Louvre

28. Philippe de Champagne (1602-1674)

Portrait of Charles Coiffier. Paris: musée du Louvre
Ex-Voto, 1662. Paris: musée du Louvre
Saint Gervais and Saint Protais appearing to Saint Ambrose. Paris: musée du Louvre

29. Diego Velásquez (1599-1660)

Portrait of Juan de Pareja. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Las Meniñas. Madrid: Museum of the Prado

30. Johannes Vermeer van Delft (1632-1675)

Woman with a Water Jug. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Music Lesson. Windsor Castle (England)
The Little Street. Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum
The View of Delft. The Hague: Mauritshuis
The Artist in his Studio. Vienna: Kunsthistorichesmuseum

Goals and objectives:

This course has five official goals. They are listed here in no particular order. The course also has the tacit goals of getting you to study about a hundred works of visual art drawn from painting, drawing, engraving, woodcuts, sculpture, and architecture, and to understand how images can be used to affect our sense of the world and to convey concepts and ideas.

To gain confidence in using visual evidence to interpret images of all sorts

To demonstrate how values and concepts can be incorporated into visual art.

To be able to use the concepts of subject matter, technique, style and purpose to interpret and understand works of visual art

To gain greater understanding of the specific concepts of painting operating in Europe between approximately 1400 and approximately 1675

To improve written and oral expression.

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