Fine Arts | History of the Print
A476 | 2318 | Faries

This course covers the history of printmaking from the earliest woodcuts
and engravings c. 1400 through the revival of wood engraving and the
invention of lithography around 1800.  Study of the history of the
printmaking processes and the function of prints, the development of
graphic conventions, and the styles of individual master such as Durer,
Goltzius, Rembrandt, Goya, etc.  The course is open to both undergraduate
and graduate students.	

(Students will be expected to give a brief class presentation on a topic
of their choice related to printmaking, and there will also be reading
assignments, mid-semester and final examination.  If possible prints from
the IU Art Museum will be available for study on a weekly basis.)