17th Century Art Course **date and location changes**

The details of my Summer course have finally been confirmed, thank you for your patience, please find all the details below.

Description:     Some of the most famous and revered artists through history were working during the 17th century in Europe. This course starts in Rome with an exploration of the paintings of Caravaggio and the Carracci followed by an in-depth look into the works of the master sculptor and architect Bernini in the same city. Other regions to be discussed will be Spain and the influence of the Inquisition on artists like Velasquez, the Dutch Republic and the specific tastes of the growing middle classes which affected the careers of master painters including Rembrandt and Vermeer.

This course will include visits to two exciting exhibitions coming to the National Gallery this year, ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ and ‘Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting’ as well as a tour of 17th century painting in the National Gallery permanent collection which will reopen in June.

Time:               Fridays 10 am to 12 pm

Dates:              10 weeks

April 28

May 5, 12, 19, 26

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Locations:       Blackrock Education Centre – 7 classes

Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire. Click Link for Map: https://www.google.ie/maps/place/Blackrock+Education+Centre/@53.2810421,-6.1580884,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0000000000000000:0xf9db5d50171ece6d!8m2!3d53.2810419!4d-6.1559

National Gallery of Ireland – 3 tours

Cost:                Three Prices*

€150 for 8 weeks (does not include tours of ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ and ‘Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting’)

€175 for 9 weeks (includes ticket to ‘Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting’ only)

€200 for 10 weeks (includes tickets to ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ and ‘Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting’)

*Other combinations of classes and tours can be arranged

Class schedule:

Week 1 – April 28:      Caravaggio and the Carracci

Week 2 – May 5:         Bernini’s Rome

Week 3 – May 12:       ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ Tour

Week 4 – May 19:       Rubens

Week 5 – May 26:       Claude Lorraine and French Art

Week 6 – June 2:         Velasquez and Spanish Art

Week 7 – June 9:         Rembrandt and Dutch Art Part 1

Week 8 – June 16:       Vermeer and Dutch Art Part 2

Week 9 – June 23:       ‘Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting’ Tour

Week 10 – June 30:     National Gallery Tour of 17th Century Painting

Payment options:

  1. Cheque by post. Please email me for my address.
  2. PayPal or Credit card: Please email me and I will send you a link.

Do let me know if neither of these options suit you.

Please email me by April 7th 2017 if you are interested in attending this course.

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