Museum masterpieces : the Louvre /

This course focuses on the Louvre's Department of Paintings, which contains works of art from the Middle Ages through the mid-19th century.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Brettell, Richard R., Blandford, James, Leven, Jon
Format: Video DVD
Published: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, [2006]
Series:Great courses (DVD)
Table of Contents:
  • Lectures: Disc 1: 1. Palace to Museum, the story of the Louvre; 2. Leonardo and the origins of the collections; 3. Italian Renaissance and the Baroque painting; 4. Spanish school of painting; 5. Rubens and Flemish painting, Early German; 6. Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Dutch painting.
  • Disc 2: 7. De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th century painting; 8. Claude and Poussin, French painters in Rome; 9. Watteau and Chardin; 10. Boucher, Fragonard, and the Rococo in France; 11. Jacques-Louis David and his school; 12. Delacrois and Ingres, the great dialectic.