Titian’s genius was recognised early in his career, and by the time of his death in his eighties (1576) the esteem in which he was held probably exceeded that attaching to any other living artist in previous history.
Includes visits to the National Gallery and Wallace Collection.
Led by Sheila Hale, author of the magisterial and much acclaimed Titian: his Life (2012).
This day explores how the greatest of British Romantic landscape painters, Constable and Turner, strove to outdo the poetic visions, and magical effects of light, of 17th-century landscapists, among them Claude and Poussin.
The National Gallery in London has the finest collection of 17th-century landscape in the world, while Tate Britain displays the largest collection of Turner.
This includes lunch at the National Restaurant, mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshments and one taxi journey.