School of Letters Department of Humanities Philosophy Course
Aesthetics and History of Fine Arts Major
Major (Credit 2)

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Topics in Art and Culture(Lecture XI)
Topics in Art and Culture(Lecture XI)
Sub Title 
Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University HIRAKAWA Kayo
Numbering Code: LET-HUM3277J
Course Code:
2018 FallTerm
Ito Classroom
J科目 (日本語, 日本語)
Course Overview From the late sixteenth century to the early seventeenth century in Europe, various materials came to be used as the painting-supports. Copper, tin, slate, marble, lapis lazuli, silk and other added a rare and curious appearance to artworks. The lecture focuses on copperplate oil paintings which were the most widespread among the paintings on special supports. When, where, and why was the oil painting on copperplate invented? Who was the key artist? In which context did it become popular? The lecture examines the copperplate oil painting from various viewpoints and aims to gain comprehensive knowledge on it.
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