FAH440H1: Dutch Genre Painting of the 17th Century

Hours: 
24S

Study of so-called “scenes of everyday life.” Special attention given to cultural context and problems of constructions of gender and gendered relationships, of social and economic interests, of class conflict, of the relationship with broader European culture. Considerable attention will be paid to the work of Jan Vermeer.

Prerequisite: 

FAH331H1/​ FAH340H1; permission of instructor

Recommended Preparation: 

Reading knowledge of French or German

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)