Here are the previously untranslated last four lectures from The History of Art, with Slides. The "slides," in this case, are images of the artworks that were presented with the lectures. The slides were not included with this typescript version, but we found these images and have added them to the text.
Here are the previously untranslated last four lectures from The History of Art, with Slides. The “slides,” in this case, are images of the artworks that were presented with the lectures. The slides were not included with this typescript version, but we found these images and have added them to the text.
These are the last four lectures from the lecture series entitled, The History of Art as an Image of an Inner Spiritual Impulse, published in German as, Kunstgeschichte Als Abbild Innerer Geistiger Impuls.
This lecture series is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. From Bn 292.2, GA 292, CW 292.
|Summaries and Contents|
|Lecture X:||“Disputa” of Raphael — the School of Athens||October 05, 1917|
artistic representation of imaginative-spiritual imagery of the
Fourth post Atlantean epoch moving towards the start of the
more materialistically orientated 5th epoch. Raphael:
“Disputa” and “School of Athens”.|
|Lecture XI:||Fourth and Fifth Post-Atlantean Epochs, Medieval Art in the Middle, West, and South of Europe||October 15, 1917|
battle for individual artistic expression in the middle of the
assertion of traditional eastern (Icons) from the south during
the important period during the decline of the fourth and the
rise of the fifth post-Atlantean epoch. Icons, miniatures,
|Lecture XII:||Greek and Early Christian Art, Symbolic Signs, the Mystery of Gold||October 22, 1917|
echoes of the three main influences of the fourth post
Atlantean epoch, growing together in time with city culture
towards the gold and gemstone art worked into the fifth epoch:
old Christian sculpture, sarcophagi and relief. Bernward von
|Lecture XIII:||The Changes in the Conception of Christ During a Certain Period of Time||October 29, 1917|
Transformation in the understanding of Christ in artistic
representation: Old-Christian painting and mosaic. Italian
|Index of Artists|