CANCELED - CLASSIC C175F

The Wall Painting of Ancient Italy
Section: 
001
Days and Time: 
MWF 11-11:59A
Room: 
MOFF106
Units: 
4
Instructor: 
Christopher Hallett
Additional Notes: 

This course is CANCELED for Fall 2018.

Fulfills the L&S Breadth Requirement in Arts & Literature.

Course Description: 

This course will examine the relationship between Roman wall painting and the earlier pictorial traditions of the peoples of ancient Italy, particularly the Etruscans. Material covered will include: Etruscan tomb paintings—funerary banquets, death demons, and underworld imagery; the painted interiors of luxurious Roman houses and villas on the Bay of Naples; illusionistic architecture and paneled walls in sumptuous colored marble; painted portraits; sacro-idyllic landscapes; and xenia (ancient still-life paintings).

Discussions: 
Section Day/Time Room Instructor Class #
101 DIS F 2-3:59P TBA The Staff 32644
102 DIS F 3-3:59P TBA The Staff 32645
         

 

Semester: