CLAS 456 - Greek and Roman Painting

This course surveys the craft and context of Greek and Roman painting and mosaics, from the Bronze Age Greek palaces to the Archaic and Classical Greek ceramics, to Etruscan tombs and Roman villas. Greeks and Romans lived both privately and publicly in a colorful world with lavishly decorated walls, floors, ceramics, sculpture, and luxury objects. Topics also include professional competition among painters, transfer of technological knowledge, and scientific analysis of pigments.

Also Offered As
ARH 456, ARH 456
Grade Basis
Regular Grades
Course Attributes
Writing Emphasis