Words and Pictures: Connoisseurship and Attribution

Module code: HA1120

Words and pictures are the art historian's raw materials and tools. This module introduces you to the key genres of art historical writing (from scholarly articles to dictionary entries and exhibition catalogues), and, through discussion and visual analysis, equips you with the skills necessary to interpret and analyse the pictures about which they write.

Learning

  • 20 hours of seminars
  • 130 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours (100%)