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HA7033: Ireland and France, c.1800-c.2000

From the exhibition of Géricault's Raft of the Medusa in Dublin in 1821, via the 'Irish Impressionists' and Mainie Jellett to the exhibition L'imaginaire irlandais in Paris in 1996, this module will study the artistic connections between Ireland and France in relation to Irish artists' work in France, the exhibition and reception of of French works of art in Ireland, and French works now in Dublin collections.
  • Module Organiser:
    • Dr Philip McEvansoneya
  • Contact Hours:
    • 1 x two hour lecture/seminar per week
  • Weighting:
    • 10 ECTS
  • Assessment:
    • This module is assessed by a 5000 word essay.


Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • recognise, identify and analyse a range of works of art, articulating their stylistic features and putting them into their correct chronological order
  • name and explain the roles of the principal artists involved and position them in relation contextual questions
  • explain the role of the various exhibiting bodies involved
  • show a close familiarity with the content and arguments of specified primary and secondary sources