Romanticism and Visual Art (ARHT2602)


This unit explores Romantic Art in Europe from 1780-1830, emphasizing the relationship of this art with wider social, cultural, philosophical and literary currents. We explore the most compelling Romantic art and architecture, including works by Caspar David Friedrich, Blake, Turner, and Delacroix.

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Further unit of study information


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x500wd Keyword review (20%), 1x1500wd Visual analysis (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ARHT1001 and ARHT1002

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.