Five College Consortium

THE ARTS OF 18TH C FRANCE

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Art History
Course Number: 
258
Institution: 
Smith College
A study of painting, sculpture, architecture, urban and landscape design,printmaking, and the luxury arts in France, from the last years of Louis XIV's reign to the French Revolution. Recurring themes include artists' training and careers; academies, aesthetics, and art theory; art criticism and the viewing public; collecting and display; patronage; the relationship of art to politics,literature, and science. France's pacesetting role in contemporary art will be explored by looking beyond its borders to other courts––among them Bourbon Naples, some German-speaking principalities, Great Britain, Russia, Spain, and Sweden––and to the French Atlantic world. Group A, Counts for ARU
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
10239-F18

Course Sections

THE ARTS OF 18TH C FRANCE
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 John Moore jmoore@smith.edu MWF 11:00-12:10 HILLYR 103