From Drawing to Painting in the Italian Renaissance

Module code: HA3484

This module examines the ways in which Italian Renaissance artists employed drawings in a variety of media to make their paintings.  Each weekly seminar will concentrate upon a specific artistic commission - whether for an altarpiece or fresco cycle - with the result that you will gain a general grasp of a broad historical development through detailed study of individual projects.


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


  • Essay, 1,500 words (50%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (50%)