When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Gabriella Di Folco
  • Course Code W24HMSJ08A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course, Arte del Seicento a Napoli e in Italia Meridionale (Art of the 17th Century in Naples and Southern Italy), delves into the rich artistic production of the 17th century in Naples and Southern Italy, from Caravaggio to Mattia Preti and Salvador Rosa, exploring the unique cultural, historical, and socio-political factors that shaped artistic developments during this period. Through an analysis of paintings, you will examine the major artistic movements, themes, and prominent artists of the Seicento in Naples and its surrounding regions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the cultural and historical context of 17th-century Naples and Southern Italy
  • Analyse major artistic movements and styles of the 17th century
  • Explore the works of key artists and their contributions to the art of the period

Class format and activities

These are remote lessons via video conference (with Microsoft Teams). You will get clear guidance and ongoing, regular and informal feedback from your tutor, in a friendly and supportive environment. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course, you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are necessary; a upper intermediate knowledge of the Italian language is required to be able to follow the course in Italian only.

What you need to know before you enrol

You will do independent reading, research and language activities before every lesson. Excellent attendance and punctuality is required.

What you need

You will do independent reading, research, and language activities before every lesson. Excellent attendance and punctuality are required.

What you can do next

You will be able to progress to the next course.