COL at the National Galleries of Scotland: Treasures of the 15th to 17th Centuries

The National Gallery of Scotland holds one of the finest collections of fifteenth-, sixteenth-, and seventeenth-century paintings in the country. This three-day course will examine the paintings and artists as well as considering how these wonderful treasures arrived in Scotland. 

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a wide-ranging knowledge of the fifteenth- sixteenth- and seventeenth-century paintings held in the National Gallery of Scotland;
  • be familiar with the artists responsible for the work;
  • understand the role of the international art market in the dissemination of paintings;
  • engage critically with the historical circumstances and extant evidence.

COL at the National Galleries of Scotland: Treasures of the 15th to 17th Centuries

Room G32, Paterson's Land and National Galleries of Scotland
Start date
Duration
3 days
Day(s) and Times(s)
Wed 26 – Fri 28 July, 10.00am – 3.00pm
Subject Area
Tutor
Lesley Fraser
Price
£90.00
Address
Room G32, Paterson's Land and National Galleries of Scotland
Time of Day
Daytime

Each day will involve a lecture and discussion in the morning followed by a gallery visit in the afternoon. The course will look at a different century on each day.

Combination of lectures and gallery visits.

Clark, M., Bowron, E. and Butterfield, A., 2010. Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting. Newhaven, CT: Yale University Press

Gombrich, E. H., 2003. The Story of Art. London: Phaidon

Various authors, 2000. A Companion to the National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland

If you feel you have specific requirements to enable you to study with us, please contact our Student Support Team by email StudentSupport.COL@ed.ac.uk or by phone 0131 650 4400 to arrange a confidential discussion. Giving us this information will enable us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Equality Act 2010.