SCHEDULE

REQUIREMENTS

RESOURCES


Introduction
Mannerism & Baroque
The Absence of Stylistic Unity
From Mannerism to Baroque
Naturalism
The Passions of the Soul
The Allegorical Tradition
Space
Time
Light
Antiquity



ATTITUDES TO ANTIQUITY
(Chapter 8 from John Rupert Martin)


Annibale Carracci, The Choice of Hercules, c. 1596
(Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples)



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François Girardon , Apollo Attended by the Nymphs of Thetis, 1666-1672



The Artchive
Poussin, Rape of the Sabines, c. 1636



(image source Carol Gerten)
Caravaggio, Supper at Emmaus, 1600-01



(image source Web Gallery of Art)
Pieter van Laer (Bamboccio), The Cake Seller



(image source Web Gallery of Art)
Raphael, Galatea, c. 1512-14 (Villa Farnesina, Rome)



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Guido Reni, St. Michael Slaying the Devil, Santa Maria della Concezione, Rome



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