Early Modern Fashion

Course Syllabus

(please read this and use as guide when writing the essay)

Final work for ‘early modern fashion’ class will be a research paper with in-depth analysis and contextualization of a painting of early modern fashion, interpreted broadly.This is a five-page paper with a minimum of seven quality sources (three book/article minimum) in Turabian/Chicago Manual of Style format, with footnotes and bibliography, as well as appropriate visuals integrated into the text (if you use an illustration, make sure it is referred to
in your paper and documented). Spelling and grammar are counted toward your grade. the work is: Name: The Meeting, Artist: Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca), Date: 1746, Region: Venice. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND that this paper is about fashion history and not only about analyzing the painting. Please reattach fashion history, and use the painting as a guide to analyze and discuss about fashion. I will provide with more information about the requirements, the syllabus, and a detailed outline.

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Course Description
This course traces the evolution of Western urban fashion, from its
creation in the fourteenth century through the early stages of
industrialization, focusing on the development of fashion as a
contested area of social and self-identification. Issues to be closely
examined include gender and political expression — though
initially a masculine gamble, fashion is defined as feminine and
French by the end of this period — as well as how dress defines
morality and purity (including health, hygiene, and manners), the
impact of technological innovations, the structure of labor (with
particular focus on gender) and the influence of court and

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celebrity. For this early period, we rely on the primary sources of
painting and sculpture, manuscripts and literature, dance and
drama, always considering and grappling with the relationship
between dress and art, and with critical reflection on the nature
and study of fashion and its history. Readings include work by
Norbert Elias, Susan Vincent and Jennifer Jones. Pathway: Fashion
Studies Pre-requisites: first-year university writing course and at
least two prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or
visual culture.
Learning Outcomes
Through the successful completion of this course, students will be able
to:
! demonstrate
familiarity

 

 

with
key
readings
and
concepts
in
the
early
history
of
dress
and
the
body
! develop
a
broader
understanding
of
social
and
cultural
issues
and
concerns
regarding
appearance
! advance the development of research and writing skills
! strengthen discussion and presentation skills
! develop a fluency in the vocabulary of the history of dress
! identify silhouettes, construction, and details of historical
garments
Final Paper
Final work for this class will be a research paper with in-depth analysis and
contextualization of an image (or example) of early modern fashion,
interpreted broadly.This is a five-page paper with a minimum of seven
quality sources (three book/article minimum) in Turabian/Chicago Manual of
Style format, with footnotes and bibliography, as well as appropriate visuals
integrated into the text (if you use an illustration, make sure it is referred to
in your paper and documented). Spelling and grammar are counted toward
your grade.

…….

Final Paper Outline
Name: The Meeting
Artist: Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca)
Date: 1746
Region: Venice
I. Introduction
a. Italy’s importance/role in fashion history
b. Introduce the art movement/style of the 18th century
c. Importance of paintings and sculpture in telling the history of fashion
d. Introduce ‘The Meeting’ as the main focus.
II. Italy in the 18th century (short summary)
a. Living conditions in Italy during the 18th century (as related to ‘The Meeting’)
– social
-political
-economical
III. Movement/Style
a. The general ideas of the design movement
b. How this movement affected the fashion industry
c. The conventions vs. new rules and approved ways of dressing
IV. The artists
a. Background information
b. Early works- successful paintings (very short summary)
c. General style of the painter
V. The work- formal qualities? (short summary about the painting itself- more about the
fashion aspect)
a. The painting- describe the scene and iconography
b. Paintings’ specific style and technique
c. Formal qualities
d. How is fashion portrayed in this painting?
VI. Similar works- fashion related paintings
a. Compare this painting with a similar work from the same period of time in order to catch fashion
trends of the era
b. Research secondary sources of fashion history to further proof the trends of the era. (and cite
them)
VII. Conclusion- The fashion
a. General rules of 18th century fashion
b. Importance of the interiors in the painting (the background)
c. Does this painting portray and teach us about the fashion conventions of 18th century fashion?

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Early Modern Fashion

Course Syllabus

(please read this and use as guide when writing the essay)

Final work for ‘early modern fashion’ class will be a research paper with in-depth analysis and contextualization of a painting of early modern fashion, interpreted broadly.This is a five-page paper with a minimum of seven quality sources (three book/article minimum) in Turabian/Chicago Manual of Style format, with footnotes and bibliography, as well as appropriate visuals integrated into the text (if you use an illustration, make sure it is referred to
in your paper and documented). Spelling and grammar are counted toward your grade. the work is: Name: The Meeting, Artist: Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca), Date: 1746, Region: Venice. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND that this paper is about fashion history and not only about analyzing the painting. Please reattach fashion history, and use the painting as a guide to analyze and discuss about fashion. I will provide with more information about the requirements, the syllabus, and a detailed outline.

…….

Course Description
This course traces the evolution of Western urban fashion, from its
creation in the fourteenth century through the early stages of
industrialization, focusing on the development of fashion as a
contested area of social and self-identification. Issues to be closely
examined include gender and political expression — though
initially a masculine gamble, fashion is defined as feminine and
French by the end of this period — as well as how dress defines
morality and purity (including health, hygiene, and manners), the
impact of technological innovations, the structure of labor (with
particular focus on gender) and the influence of court and

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celebrity. For this early period, we rely on the primary sources of
painting and sculpture, manuscripts and literature, dance and
drama, always considering and grappling with the relationship
between dress and art, and with critical reflection on the nature
and study of fashion and its history. Readings include work by
Norbert Elias, Susan Vincent and Jennifer Jones. Pathway: Fashion
Studies Pre-requisites: first-year university writing course and at
least two prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or
visual culture.
Learning Outcomes
Through the successful completion of this course, students will be able
to:
! demonstrate
familiarity

 

 

with
key
readings
and
concepts
in
the
early
history
of
dress
and
the
body
! develop
a
broader
understanding
of
social
and
cultural
issues
and
concerns
regarding
appearance
! advance the development of research and writing skills
! strengthen discussion and presentation skills
! develop a fluency in the vocabulary of the history of dress
! identify silhouettes, construction, and details of historical
garments
Final Paper
Final work for this class will be a research paper with in-depth analysis and
contextualization of an image (or example) of early modern fashion,
interpreted broadly.This is a five-page paper with a minimum of seven
quality sources (three book/article minimum) in Turabian/Chicago Manual of
Style format, with footnotes and bibliography, as well as appropriate visuals
integrated into the text (if you use an illustration, make sure it is referred to
in your paper and documented). Spelling and grammar are counted toward
your grade.

…….

Final Paper Outline
Name: The Meeting
Artist: Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca)
Date: 1746
Region: Venice
I. Introduction
a. Italy’s importance/role in fashion history
b. Introduce the art movement/style of the 18th century
c. Importance of paintings and sculpture in telling the history of fashion
d. Introduce ‘The Meeting’ as the main focus.
II. Italy in the 18th century (short summary)
a. Living conditions in Italy during the 18th century (as related to ‘The Meeting’)
– social
-political
-economical
III. Movement/Style
a. The general ideas of the design movement
b. How this movement affected the fashion industry
c. The conventions vs. new rules and approved ways of dressing
IV. The artists
a. Background information
b. Early works- successful paintings (very short summary)
c. General style of the painter
V. The work- formal qualities? (short summary about the painting itself- more about the
fashion aspect)
a. The painting- describe the scene and iconography
b. Paintings’ specific style and technique
c. Formal qualities
d. How is fashion portrayed in this painting?
VI. Similar works- fashion related paintings
a. Compare this painting with a similar work from the same period of time in order to catch fashion
trends of the era
b. Research secondary sources of fashion history to further proof the trends of the era. (and cite
them)
VII. Conclusion- The fashion
a. General rules of 18th century fashion
b. Importance of the interiors in the painting (the background)
c. Does this painting portray and teach us about the fashion conventions of 18th century fashion?

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