STUDY DAYS IN HAMPSHIRE 2019/20

Jennie holds a variety of Art History study days in Southampton and Winchester and these run throughout the year.

 

To discuss or book one of Jennie's study days, please contact her direct, either by calling on 01258 818249 or sending an email via the contact page.

STUDY DAYS - 2019

Pieter de Hooch - Peeling Apples

 

 

Artists of the Dutch Golden Age

 

 

 

 St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester

SO23 9LH

 

 

Thursday 14 November

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

 

 

 

This exciting and innovative time in Dutch art produced artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch.  We shall be looking at these artists’ work, placing them in the context of their time and studying the influences and inspirations that drove them to produce some of the most memorable and popular work in the History of Art.

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments with biscuits on arrival and at break.

 

Richard Redgrave - The Deserter's Home

 

 

Victorian Narrative Painting

 

 

 St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester

SO23 9LH

 

 

Thursday 28 November

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

At a time of great change and innovation, which created enormous wealth as well as poverty, artists created images of everyday life in the form of narratives.  These paintings proved to be highly popular and were intended to be 'read' like novels. This course looks at and interprets works by artists such as William Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Brown, William Powell Frith, Frank Holl and Richard Redgrave.

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments with biscuits on arrival and at break.

 

STUDY DAYS - 2020

Pieter de Hooch - Peeling Apples

 

 

Shakespeare and the Artists

 

 

 Hotel du Vin, Southgate Street, Winchester

SO23 9EF

 

 

Monday 27 January 

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

Artists began engaging with Shakespeare’s works in the early 18th century with small engraved images for frontispieces in new editions of the Bard’s plays.  Since then the list of artists and movements depicting scenes inspired by Shakespeare’s works has grown considerably from Hogarth, Blake and Fuseli through to Delacroix, Landseer and the Pre-Raphaelites and on to artists of the 20th century.  

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments on arrival and at break.

 

Soutine - 1919

 

 

Montparnasse: Artists Working in Montparnasse 1910-1945

 

 

 Hotel du Vin, Southgate Street, Winchester

SO23 9EF

 

Tuesday 25  February 

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

A study of the works of some of the artists who arrived in Montparnasse virtually penniless, Jean Cocteau once said that “poverty was a luxury in Montparnasse”.  We will look at the work of artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Nina Hamnett, Léger, Chaim SoutineModigliani, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brâncuși and Man Ray.

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments on arrival and at break.

 

Hilliard - 1572

 

 

Artists of the Tudor Court

 

 

 

 St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester

SO23 9LH

 

 

Thursday 19 March

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

 

 

 

Looking at artists engaged by the royalty and their courtiers between 1485 and 1603 - from the reign of Henry VII to the death of Elizabeth I; artists such as Marcus Gheeraerts The Younger, Hans Holbein The Younger, Nicholas Hilliard, Levina Teerlinc, William Segar and George Gower. We will also look at Tudor architecture of this period, the final phase of medieval design from grand houses to small cottages.

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments with biscuits on arrival and at break.

 

Fontana - 1595

 

 

Women Artists of the Renaissance

 

 

 

 St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester

SO23 9LH

 

 

Thursday 16 April

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

 

 

 

Looking at the astounding works by women working in an age of huge cultural shifts that saw some secular female artists gaining international reputations. Italian artists such as Lavinia Fontana, Fede Galizia, Sofonisba Anguissola and Flemish artists such as Catharina van Hemessen and Levina Teerlinc.

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments with biscuits on arrival and at break.

 

Beale - 1670s

 

 

Women Artists of the Baroque

 

 

 

 St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester

SO23 9LH

 

 

Thursday 7 May

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

 

 

 

Elisabetta Sirani, the most famous woman artist in Bologna who established an academy for other women artists; Mary Beale, an English artist who was the financial provider for her family through her professional portrait business;  Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian artist who was the first woman to become a member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence and Clara Peeters, the earliest significant woman painter of the Dutch Golden Age.

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments with biscuits on arrival and at break.

 

Durer

 

 

The Portrait

 

 

 

 St Lawrence Parish Room, Colebrook Street, Winchester

SO23 9LH

 

 

Thursday 11 June

10:00 - 13:00

 

 

 

From highly symbolic portraits of Elizabeth I and The Sun King, Louis XIV, to works by artists such as da Vinci, Dürer, Holbein, Van Dyck, Van Gogh, Sargent, Laura Knight, Frida Kahlo and Spencer. We will discuss the portrait in its role as the representation of the likeness, personality, status and mood of the sitter, what do they say about the subject, the artist and how does it affect the role of the viewer?  

 

The cost for the day is £25.00, which includes refreshments with biscuits on arrival and at break.