ARTH 4109 - Ancient Italian Painting Course uri icon



  • Explores the problems, theories and methods for understanding the iconography, styles, topologies, contexts and techniques of fresco wall painting in ancient Italy from the 6th century B.C.E. to the 4th century C.E. Topics covered include Etruscan tomb paintings, late Republican and early imperial fresco paintings from Rome and Campania and later Roman wall paintings, including the painted images in ancient catacombs. Previous coursework on ancient Italy or the history of pre-modern art is highly recommended. Recommended prerequisite: CLAS 1509 or ARTH 1509 or CLAS 2049 or ARTH 2049. Same as ARTH 5109 and CLAS 4109 and CLAS 5109.