Scottish 19th Century Painting ADED1091E
Academic Session: 2012-13
School: Centre for Open Studies
Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
Typically Offered: Semester 1
Available to Visiting Students: Yes
During the nineteenth century painting flourished in Scotland and its artists made a significant contribution to British artistic developments. This course traces the development of Scottish painting during this period and introduces students to the discipline of art history. Focusing on some of the major artists of the period, such as Raeburn, Nasmyth, Wilkie, Paton, Orchardson, McTaggart and the Glasgow Boys, the course highlights the principal characteristics and innovations of their art and the context in which it was created. The development of Scottish painting within the wider framework of European art will also be explored.
Requirements of Entry
CertHE course (undergraduates welcome).
Essay, approx 2000 words, from a choice of titles, (70% of final mark).
Visual test, (30% of final mark). Alternative assessment can be arranged for students whose disabilities would prevent them from performing satisfactorily in a visual test.
Main Assessment In: December