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Great Artists and Their Works

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Great artists and their works inspire and move people even centuries after the works of art were created. This free online course reviews works of art by great artists through the centuries from Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael during the Renaissance, to artists such as Caravaggio and Jacques-Louis David as well as the artists Edouard Manet and Pablo Picasso in the 19th and 20th centuries. Great works of art such as The Last Supper by Leonardo, the frescos in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo to more modern works such as Guernica by Picasso are reviewed. This course will be of interest to professionals who work in the fields of art, design and graphics, to learners who are pursuing a career in the arts and to those who just love great works of art. If you have ever stepped into an Art Museum saying to yourself that you wish you knew just a little more about how to appreciate great art, this course is for you.

  • In this course you will:
    - Review works of art by great artists during the Renaissance such as Michelangleo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael,
    - Review works of art by great artists during the Baroque such as Caravaggio and Bernini,
    - Review works of art by great artists such as Jacques-Louis David, Edouard Manet and Pablo Picasso

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Great Artists and Their Works
  • Free

  • 5-6 Hours

  • Smart History

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

Modules List( 9 )
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  • Module
    • This module reviews works by the artist Michelangelo.
    • The Pieta
    • Sistine Chapel (via Second Life) - Part 1
    • Sistine Chapel (via Second Life) - Part 2
    • Moses
    • Rebellious Slave & Dying Slave
    • Laurentian Library
  • Module
    • This module looks at works by the artist Raphael.
    • Madonna of the Goldfinch
    • La belle jardinière
    • Alba Madonna
    • School of Athens
    • Portrait of Julius II
  • Module
    Leonardo da Vinci
    • This module reviews work by the artist Leonardo da Vinci.
    • Leonardo - A Professional Artist in the Renaissance
    • Virgin of the Rocks
    • Last Supper
    • The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist
    • Adoration of the Magi
  • Module
    • This module reviews works by the artist Bernini.
    • David
    • Cathedra Petri
    • Sant'Andrea al Quirinale
    • Apollo and Daphne
    • Pluto and Prosperina
    • Saint Peter's Square
    • Bust of Medusa
    • Ecstasy of St. Theresa
  • Module
    • This module reviews works by the artist Caravaggio.
    • Narcissus at the Source
    • Crucifixion of St. Peter
    • The Supper at Emmaus
    • Calling of St. Matthew
    • Contarelli Chapel
    • Death of the Virgin
  • Module
    Jacques-Louis David
    • This module reviews works by the artist Jacques-Louis David
    • Oath of the Horatii
    • Death of Socrates
    • Brutus the Bodies of His Sons
    • The Intervention of the Sabine
    • The Emperor Napoleon in His Study
  • Module
    Edouard Manet
    • This module reviews works by the artist Edouard Manet.
    • Olympia
    • Luncheon on the Grass
    • The Balcony
    • Emile Zola
    • The Railway
    • Corner of a Café-Concert
    • A Bar at the Folies-Bergère
  • Module
    Pablo Picasso
    • This module reviews works by the artist Pablo Picasso.
    • Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
    • The Reservoir
    • Still Life with Chair Caning
    • Guernica
  • Module
    Great Artists Assessment
    • You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
    • Great Artists Assessment
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