Painting in Europe in the Long Eighteenth Century

Overview

Overview

The module will study some patterns of artistic development in Britain, France and Ireland, with reference to the circumstances found in the main centres of production. It will explore the roles of the major artists of the period such as Gainsborough, Hogarth, Angelica Kauffmann, and Reynolds; H.D. Hamilton, Hone and Roberts, and Boucher, David, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard and Goya. It will consider subject matter across the genres, from history painting to portraiture, landscape, genre painting and still life.

Lecturer: Dr Christopher Cowell.

Date, Time, and Place

Day-time course: Time and venue to be confirmed. This course will be taught online due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19. Online lectures may be prerecorded and made available at the time the lectures should be scheduled, or they may be live on Zoom. Live lectures are not necessarily recorded, so you may have to attend at the time stated.

www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses for updates text ‘INFO’ to 087 257 2015.

Duration

This lecture-only module comprises of two lectures per week over one term commencing in September 2021.

Course Fees

€150 for the course. The concession rate for the course is €75.* * The concession rate is available to second and third level students and people whose primary source of income is a Social Welfare pension or payment, Jobseekers, Health Board ora government-sponsored employment scheme.

Apply

Please check our website www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses after 16 August for updates on enrolment dates and term dates.

Applications in person and by post for 2021-22 courses are suspended.

You may apply online or by phone* as follows:

ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses AFTER enrolments open for each term.

By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR COURSE’ TO 087 257 2015* and you will receive a call back.

Please note that the phone will be very busy during the application period and staff continue to work from home so there may be a delay in replying to you. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

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