Course: Selected Aspects of Older History II

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Course title Selected Aspects of Older History II
Course code KHI/VAS2T
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Habánová Anna, M.A., Ph.D.
Course content
The subject presents selected aspects of Baroque art in Bohemia and Moravia in the context of European development, with the focus on works from the Liberec region. The main topics are architecture, painting and sculpture. Attention is also devoted to applied art and folk architecture. For better understanding of the art development in the Baroque period, concrete regional themes are preceded by a general lecture explaining the main sources of inspiration, people and works of the period concerned. Another topic is the phenomenon of Baroque collecting. The key theme of the subject is the understanding of the artistic development based on concrete examples symptomatic for the subject. 01) Influence of the Italian, French and Dutch art and development of Baroque in Czech lands na Moravia 02) Overview of the Baroque development in Czech lands and Moravia - architecture, painting, sculpture and applied art 03) Albrecht von Wallenstein and the beginnings of early Baroque urbanism - examples of Liberec and Jičín 04) Radical Baroque in Czech lands: Kryštof a Kilian Ignác Dientzenhoferové; Baroque gothic: Jana Blažeje Santiniho Aichla 05) Baroque collecting: creation of art collections and galleries 06) Countess Marie Markéta von Wallenstein from Chudenic (1689-1725) as maecenas of art 07) Iconology and emblematics in the 16th till 18th century 08) Basilica of Visitation Virgin Mary in Hejnice as important pilgrimage place 09) Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt and Basilica of the St. Vavřinec and St. Zdislava in Jablonné v Podještědí; Works of Petr Pavel Columbani for bishoprie in Litoměřice and his dynamic construction in Česká Lípa region 10) Baroque painting 11) Folk Baroque architecture 12) Art craft - glass, metal and underpainting 13) Diminutive Baroque exterior sculpture 14) Summary of course

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments)
  • Preparation for credit - 16 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 39 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 39 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject presents selected aspects of Baroque art in Bohemia and Moravia in the context of European development, with the focus on works from the Liberec region. The main topics are architecture, painting and sculpture. Attention is also devoted to applied art and folk architecture. For better understanding of the art development in the Baroque period, concrete regional themes are preceded by a general lecture explaining the main sources of inspiration, people and works of the period concerned. Another topic is the phenomenon of Baroque collecting. The key theme of the subject is the understanding of the artistic development based on concrete examples symptomatic for the subject.
Students will learn vybraými aspects of Baroque art in Bohemia and Moravia in the context of European development, focusing on the art of the region.
Prerequisites
Fulfilment of previous study obligations, and general knowledge of Czech history and art history.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Student's performance analysis

Active attendance on discussions (lessons); fulfilment of homework; passing a test successfully; study of recommended literature
Recommended literature
  • COGAN, Miroslav. Valdštejnský malíř Jan Jiří Hertl, in: Z Českého ráje a Podkrkonoší: vlastivědný sborník, roč. 13, 2000.
  • HLADÍK, Tomáš ? HAMSÍKOVÁ, Radana ? SUCHOMEL, Miloš. Josef Jiří Jelínek (1698?1776), barokní sochařská dílna z Kosmonos. Praha, 1997. ISBN 80-7035-144-6.
  • HORYNA, Mojmír. Tomáš Haffenecker a stavba poutního kostela v Hejnicích, in: Umění, roč. 29, 1981, č. 5, s. 437?447.
  • Krsek, I. - Kudělka, Z. - Stehlík, M. - Válka, J. Umění baroka na Moravě a ve Slezsku. Praha, 1996.
  • UHER, Vladimír a Martin MICKA, MACEK, Petr, Richard BIEGEL a Jakub BACHTÍK, ed. Barokní architektura v Čechách. Praha, 2015. ISBN 978-80-246-2736-6.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): - (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer