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Art History Course with Dr Patricia Andrew - Sailing South: through seas and centuries to Spain and Portugal

Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ
  • Wednesdays from 12 February to 4 March 2020, 10.30am-12noon
£ 48.00

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The British artistic discovery of Spain and Portugal came late, some areas remaining unknown until the 19th and even the 20th century. Art historian Dr Patricia Andrew traces the routes of British artists, many of them Scots, as they discovered cities and landscapes familiar from legend but unfamiliar and exciting in reality.

  • 12 February Artists and Iberia: British artists discovering Spain and Portugal, part 1 (to 1850)
  • 19 February Artists and Iberia: British artists discovering Spain and Portugal, part 2 (since 1850)
  • 26 February British heroes of the Peninsula in art: Nelson, Wellington, and Moore of Corunna
  • 4 March Inspired by the Canaries: art & architecture, detectives & docks
Arthur Melville The Sapphire Sea Unknown
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Art History Course with Dr Patricia Andrew - Sailing South: through seas and centuries to Spain and Portugal

£48.00
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