The Tools of the Trade. P/R 27-41; Cennini The Craftsman’s Handbook
The Thirteenth Century: Venice, Florence and Siena. P/R 43-63; Peter Burke, “The Uses of Works of Art” (CP)
The Thirteenth Century continued.Creighton Gilbert, “The Pisa Baptistery Pulpit Addresses its Public” (CP)
Rome in the Thirteenth Century. P/R 63-77
Museum Trip – Meet at the Philadelphia Museum of Art . Time and Date to be announces. MB 29-108.
Giotto and the Rebirth of Art. P/R 78-92, Vasari “Life of Giotto” (CP); Hans Belting, “The New Role of Narrative in Public Painting of the Trecento: Historiaand Allegory,” Studies in the History of Art, Vol. 16, 1985. (CP)
The Fourteenth Century in Florence and Siena. P/R 92-110
The Fourteenth Century in Milan and Naples. P/R 111-127
Republican Art of the Later Fourteenth Century. P/R 129-160
Art in the Fourteenth Century Court. P/R 160-192
Florence and Siena in the Fifteenth Century. P/R 192-227; Lorenzo Ghiberti: “The Commentaries”(CP); Eloise M. Angiola, “Gates of Paradise” and the Florentine Baptistery,” The Art Bulletin (CP).
Florence continued. Paul Watson: “Brunelleschi’s Cupola, A Great Hill of Earth, and the Pantheon” (CP); Antonio Manetti: “The Life of Ser Brunellesco” (CP); MB 109-153.
Florence Under the Medici. P/R 229-253; Sarah Blake McHam, “Donatello’s Bronze David and Judith and Metaphors of Medici Rule in Florence” (CP)