i Jan (Pietersz.) Saenredam, Autumn, from the series The Seasons, n.d. Netherlandish, Engraving; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Autumn School on campus

Variations on a Theme: The Renaissance in Art and Music

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Evening Study + visit
Dr Amanda Hilliam and Tamsin Lewis
£465

At our Vernon Square campus, Friday evenings, 28 October to 25 November,18:30-21:00, and a course visit on Saturday 26 November 10:00-13:00

An art historian and a musician explore shared themes, formal strategies and contexts of patronage and reception for these ‘sister arts’ during the Renaissance. The course examines a wide range of visual and aural materials and includes collections visits and live music performances.

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i Master of the Female Half-Lengths, A Woman playing the lute, c.1520-40, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg. Image: Wikimedia commons

'The Root of Everything':

Drawing in Europe from the Renaissance to the modern period

Media, Materials, and Methods – Case Studies in Context

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Dr Rachel Sloan, Dr Anita Sganzerla and Kate Edmondson
Monday 12 – Thursday 15 September
£465

Based on examples from The Courtauld’s world-class graphic collections, this course investigates the essential building blocks of drawings: the media and supports which artists have used across the centuries…

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i Pinturicchio (Bernardino di Betto), Study of a flying angel, c. 1481-85, The Courtauld (London), (Samuel Courtauld Trust), © The Courtauld

Making Sense of The ‘Classical’ in Art

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Dr Katherine Dunleavy
Monday 12 – Thursday 15 September
£465

The visual arts of classical antiquity have loomed very large in the development of Western art and architecture, and in its accompanying art history, since the Renaissance…

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i Marble statue of a young girl playing knucklebones using animal ankle bones as four-sided dice, 1st-2nd century AD, The British Museum, London. Image: Carole Raddato, Wikimedia commons

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