Our courses are designed to give members a chance to explore a wide range of new or familiar topics in the fields of art and architecture, at a level to suit their own expertise. Courses consist of between five and ten weekly two-hour sessions, and are led by an acknowledged authority in the subject.
Courses are open to Society members only. Current fees are £90 for a five-week course, £108 for six weeks and £180 for ten weeks; it is not possible to pay for part of a course.
- Tue 23 October - Tue 20 November 2018
- Brockway Room, Conway Hall/Swedenborg Hall
- Lecturer: Dr Carlo Corsato
This course explores the historical context and the artistic development of early modern portraiture, and addresses issues such as art patronage and material culture, philosophy and literature, politics and religion. Case studies include work of arts of the greatest artists of the period, including Leonardo, Raphael, Dürer, Holbein, Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, and Velázquez.