History of Portuguese Art 1

Conservation and Restoration
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP + 2,0 OT

Lecturer
- Maria Teresa Ribeiro Pereira Desterro

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
The students should understand the context in which the various art movements have emerged and be able to identify and describe the works of art and respective artists.

Program
1-The Late Middle Ages
1 - The Iberian Peninsula at the begining of XIIth century .
1.1- The emergence of political Independence in Portugal
2? Cultural environement of new forms of art
3- Romanesque Art
3.1 Diffusion of Romanesque art in Portugal
3.2 - Religious architecture . The Cistercian Romanesque
3.3- Military and civil architecture
3.4 - Romanesque Sculpture. Ornamental representation. Devotional sculpture and tombs
3.5 - Painting and Illumination
4 - The introduction of the first Gothic forms
4.1 The Gothic as a "new work" . The first Portuguese Gothic
4.2 -The monastic reform and the XIV century in Portugal
II- The fifteenth century?s evolution.
1-Architectural evolution: The Monastery of ?Batalha?
2 - Sculpture and iconography
3 - The Church as aTreasury ? decorative arts
4 ? Painting in fourteenth century
5 - The Late-Gothic
5.1 ? The transition from Gothic to ?Manuelina" art
5.2 - Imperial ideology and the ?myth of Emanuel?

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment:continuous assessment requires a minimum attendance of 2/3 of total classes. It includes two tests and, to take the second test, a minimum of 7,5/20 is required. A minimum average of 10/20 is required to pass.
Final assessment:final exam

Bibliography

Method of interaction
Theoretical lectures focused on artwork analysis.
Theoretical/practical lectures with discussion on the contents covered in the lectures, through the analysis of works of art and text comments.
Field trips
Tutorial support

Software used in class