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School of History, Philosophy and Culture
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Charles Robertson works on a range of Renaissance topics. He studied as an undergraduate at University College London and as Post Graduate at The Courtauld Institute of Art, where he received his Doctorate. A main area of his interests has been with the connections between painting and architecture in the Renaissance. He is concerned with issues of representation and conceptualisation particularly in relation to printmaking in Italy and Northern Europe. He has published and to work continues on Michelangelo, Bramante, Bramantino and Milanese Art. He is completing studies on Michelangelo’s Last Judgement and the artist’s return to painting in his later career.
Modules taughtUndergraduateU68027 Oxford buildingsU68007 Art in OxfordU68020 Themes in European Art 1450-1700U68023 Field Work in History of ArtU68024/5 Advanced Seminar in Art HistoryU68099 History of Art DissertationU68080 History if Art SynopticPostgraduateDissertation Supervision. Doctoral Supervision on various topics in EuropeanRenaissance Art and British Architectural history.
ConferencesConferencesConferences organisedRenaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars’ Annual Gathering, Oxford Brookes, May, 2003Renaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars’ Annual Gathering, Oxford Brookes, May, 2008Renaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars’ Annual Gathering, London, Warburg Institute, June, 2013Conference presentationsThe Francis Master and Architectural Sensibility Renaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars Annual Gathering, Birmingham, May 2006.Sigismondo Fanti and the Triompho di Fortuna, Towards a Popular Culture of Renaissance Architecture. Association of Art Historians Great Britain Annual Conference, Reading, April 2013.