Description: Study of the High Renaissance, with emphasis on its leading masters (e.g., Leonardo, Raphael, Bramante, Michelangelo, and Titian). Includes a study of mannerism, the stylish art produced after the first quarter of the 16th century. For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all these readings to be turned in at the end of the semester. We will meet for an additional every two or three weeks to discuss interpretive and methodological problems and ideas associated with the readings. Graduate Students will be expected to complete all the requirements of the class in additional to writing a substantial research paper due at the end of the semester. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 542 if student has credit for HART 342.